Category: 2nd Quarter 2016

Indigenous Substance Abuse, Medicines and Addictions Research Training (ISMART) program welcomes fourth cohort

The Indigenous Substance Abuse, Medicines, and Addictions Research Training (ISMART) program is a structured, mentored research training and career development program for Indigenous and underrepresented minority scholars. The ISMART program aims to contribute to efforts to reduce substance abuse-related health

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Partner Spotlight: Billie Jo Kipp, PhD (Blackfeet)

Billie Jo Kipp is the President of Blackfeet Community College (BCC) in Browning, Montana, just east of Glacier National Park. She is also Research Committee Chair of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, which is comprised of the 37 tribally-

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The Ina Maka “Mother Earth” Family Program

Recent notice that the Ina Maka “Mother Earth” Family Program was awarded four more years of funding by the Administration for Children and Families was welcome news to Myra Parker, PhD, (Mandan-Hidatsa), Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and

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Colville Tribal NARCH launches first summer research academy

Colville Tribal NARCH, Māhina celebrate launch of summer programs with cultural exchange day This article is reprinted with permission from the Tribal Tribune, the official publication of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. It was posted online June 17,

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IWRI Research Assistants

The faculty and staff of IWRI wish to acknowledge and offer our heartfelt thanks to the ten student research assistants who were critical in the success of our projects during the past 2015-2016 academic year. The following autobiographies were written

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Native Master’s & Ph.D. Graduates

  In this section, we wish to honor the incredible accomplishments of three Native students who are connected to IWRI and received Master’s or Ph.D. degrees from the UW this year. They are role models who will be missed by

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IWRI 2016 Writing Retreat Attendees

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Tessa Evans-Campbell Selected for PhD Mentor Award

Associate Professor Tessa Evans-Campbell, Director of the UW School of Social Work’s MSW Program and Associate Director of IWRI, was selected as the recipient of the prestigious UW School of Social Work’s “Lewayne D. Gilchrist PhD Mentor Award.” This award

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Māhina Trainees Learn about Pacific Northwest Tribes

The Māhina International Indigenous Health Research Training Program provides an international 10-12 week health research training opportunity in New Zealand for undergraduate students and graduate students who are interested in biomedical, behavioral science, public health and social science health research

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Andrew Jolivette Publishes IHART Research

Andrew Jolivette’s new book, Indian Blood: HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco’s Two-Spirit Community, examines the correlation between mixed-race identity and HIV/AIDS among Native American gay men and transgendered people. Published in June 2016, the book grew from the

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