Advisory Members // ETHICS: Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities Study

ETHICS - Community Panel

The community panel consists of AIAN community members who have partnered with academic institutions on NIH-funded research grants.

CeCe Big Crow (Oglala Lakota)

Board Secretary, The Visions of SuAnne Big Crow, Inc.

Brenda Dial Deese, PhD (Lumbee Tribe)

Project Site Coordinator, Intertribal Talking Circle for the Prevention of Substance Abuse in Native Youth

Amanda Gaston, MAT (Zuni Pueblo)

Project Manager for Native It’s Your Game, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Vanessa Hiratsuka, PHD, MPH

Senior Researcher, Southcentral Foundation

Lynnette Jordan (Ojibwe & Colville)

Interim Director of Operations and Director of Family Services, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation

Travis L. Lane (Navajo/Southern Ute)

Assistant Director, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.

Beverly Patchell, PhD, APRN, CNS, PMH-BC (Cherokee/Creek)

Assistant Professor, University of Utah College of Nursing

Program Director , DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Antony Stately, PhD (Ojibwe/Oneida)

CEO, Native American Community Clinic

Emily White Hat, JD (Sicangu Lakota/ Rosebud Sioux Tribe)

Project Evaluator, Sanford Research/USD (Sioux Falls, SD)

ETHICS – Academic Panel

The Academic Panel consists of AIAN scholars and Allies who have conducted NIH-funded research with AIAN communities

Jyoti Angal, MPH, CIP

Director, Regulatory Knowledge Core within the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health

Julie Baldwin, PhD

Professor, Department of Community & Family Health, University of South Florida

Ronny A. Bell, PhD, MS

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Forest School of Medicine

Director, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, Forest School of Medicine

Jada L. Brooks, PhD, MSPH, RN (Lumbee)

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Daniel Dickerson, DO, MPH, (Inupiaq)

Addiction Psychiatrist and Assistant Research Psychiatrist, UCLA, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs

Rodney C. Haring, PhD, MSW

Research Faculty, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research, Cancer Prevention, and Population Sciences

Scarlett Hopkins, RN, MA

Community Engagement & Clinical Support Core Director, Center for Alaska Native Health research

Research Associate, Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Lee Anne Nichols PhD, RN (Cherokee)

Associate Professor, University of Tulsa Health Science Center School of Nursing

Tassy Parker, PhD, RN

Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Associate Professor of Nursing, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Irene Vernon, PhD (Mescalero Apache/Yaqui/Mexicana descent)

Professor and Chair, Department of Ethnic Studies (retired), Colorado State University

Melissa L. Walls PhD (Bois Forte and Couchiching First Nations Anishinabe)

Associate Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health and Population Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth