Indigenous Research Community Based Participatory Research Diabetes Prevention - Pathways to American Indian and Alaska Native Wellness is a partnership of the American Indian Community Action Board of Santa Clara County (SCC), Stanford Prevention Research Center, The Timpany Center, San Jose State University Research Foundation, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute and Stanford University Office of Community Health. As a partnership, we value meaningful community engagement, primary prevention and wellness, and rigorous research methodology. We are committed to the sustainability of Health and Wellness Programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives in SCC with a focus on addressing the impact of historical and intergenerational trauma.
MPH Specializing in American Indian Public HealthCommunity-Based Participatory Research and Indigenous Research Paradigm Methodology
- 2015-Promoting Healthful Activity Levels among American Indian Alaskan Native Adolescents - 2014- 2017-Co-Investigator- Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) - A Patient-Centered Strategy for Improving Diabetes Prevention in Urban American Indians - 2014- Co-Investigator- Spectrum Innovation Accelerator Seed Grant to address Historical and Intergenerational Trauma to Prevent Diabetes among American Indians/Alaska Natives - 2013- Co-founder /facilitator -Historical Trauma Action Project (HTAP) - 2012- Co-founder /facilitator -American Indian Community Action Board (AiCAB) - 2011- 2012 - Co-Director- CTSA Community Engagement Seed Grant –Stanford OCH
National Recognitions: - 2014 Stanford University OCH/Outstanding Community Partner Award - 2013 National Indian Health Board Regional Impact Award - 2013 Assoc. of American Indian Physician Scientific Poster Award - 2011 Urban Indian Health Institute Leadership in Data Use Award - 2011 Amer.Public Health Association Archstone FoundationAward (hon.mention) - 2010 Center for Disease Control Frank Vinicor Award of Excellence - 2009 American Diabetes Association Voices for Change Award - 2009 National Indian Health Board - Local Impact Award - 2008 YMCA Activate America Award