The American Indian (AI) population suffers from significant health disparities, including nutrition-related chronic diseases (diabetes, cancer, and heart disease). Several risk factors for disease and social determinants of health have unique histories in the AI population, including historical trauma, boarding schools, adverse childhood experiences, poverty, federal food programs, and food deserts. To effectively address these […]
Leaders from across the Midwest gathered Wednesday in Omaha, Neb., in April for a conference focused on American Indian behavioral health. Several speakers, including INMED Director Dr. Warne, focused on the role of historical trauma in the lives of Native Americans now.