About

IWRI

Indigenous Research Trainees


IHART - Cohort 1

Tessa Evans-Campbell, PhD (Snohomish)

Co-Director, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Social Work, University of Washington

tecamp@uw.edu

Michelle Johnson-Jennings, PhD (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Minnesota

IHART - Cohort 3

Ramona Beltrán, PhD, MSW (Yaqui/Mexica)

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver

IHART2 - Cohort 2016

Myra Parker, JD, PhD (Mandan & Hidatsa)

Associate Director, IWRI Community Engagement and Outreach Core

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington

myrap@uw.edu

Vanessa Simonds, ScD (Crow Tribe)

Assistant Professor, Community Health, Montana State University

Angela Walden, PhD (Cherokee Nation)

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois at Chicago

IHART2 - Cohort 2017

Maya Magarati, PhD (Indigenous Nepali)

Research Scientist, IWRI Community Engagement and Outreach Core

Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Felicia M. Mitchell, PhD (Chickasaw, Black, White

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University

Misty Pacheco, DrPH (Hawaiian, Japanese, White)

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Exercise Science Department, Health Promotion track, University of Hawaii at Hilo

Margaret Robinson, PhD (Mi’kmaw from Eski’kewaq, Nova Scotia, and Member, Lennox Island First Nation)

Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies in the Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University

IHART2 - Cohort 2018

Richard Armenta, PhD (Pascua Yaqui/Latino),

Assistant Professor, Health Science/Kinesiology, California State University San Marcos

rarmenta@csusm.edu

Peter Mataira, PhD (Maori)

MSW Program Director and Assistant Professor, Hawai'i Pacific University College of Health and Society - School of Social Work

pmataira@hpu.edu

Eugenia Millender, PhD (Indigenous Afro-Latina (Kuna/Guna)

Associate Professor, Florida State University Center for Indigenous Nursing Research for Health Equity

Matthew Town, PhD, MPH (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Pacific University Oregon

Roberto Orellana, PhD

Associate Professor, Social Work at Portland State University

Matthew Town, PhD, MPH (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Pacific University Oregon

ISMART-Cohort 2

Angela Fernandez, PhC MSW (Menominee)

Indigenous Social Welfare PhD Student, IWRI

ISMART-Cohort 3

Jessica Black, MSW (Gwich’in Athabascan)

PhD Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis Brown School

ISMART-Cohort 4

Ashleigh Coser (Muscogee (Creek), Choctaw, and Chickasaw Nations)

Doctoral student, Psychology, Oklahoma State University

Laverne Demientieff, LMSW, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Danielle R. Eakins

Doctoral student, Psychology, University of Washington

ISMART-Cohort 5

Antonia R.G. Alvarez, LMSW (Mestiza Pinay)

Doctoral Student, School of Social Work, University of Denver

Jerreed Ivanich, M.S. (Alaskan Native – Tsimshian)

Doctoral Student, Sociology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

ISMART-Cohort 6

Ricky Camplain, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Northern Arizona University's Center for Health Equity Research

Charles Lea, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington