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Advisory Members // LUNA


LUNA - Advisory Committee

Julie Baldwin, PhD

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

Magaly Blas, MD, PhD

Affiliate Associate Professor, Global Health, School of Public Heath, University of Washington

Médico Epidemióloga, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Maria Brunette, PH.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Lowell

Pamela Collins, MD

Professor, Global Health, University of Washington

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington

Deepa Rao, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Global Health, University of Washington

Claire Townsend Ing, MPH, DrPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Manoa

LUNA - Executive Committee

Bonnie Duran, DrPH (Opelousas/Coushatta)

Director, IWRI Center for Indigenous Health Research

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

bonduran@uw.edu

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

J. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Biraj Karmacharya Ph.D.

Regional Partnerships Director & Chief Department of Community Programs, Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University Hospital

Preceptor, LUNA Program

Maya Magarati, PhD (Indigenous Nepali)

Research Scientist, IWRI Community Engagement and Outreach Core

Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Preceptor, LUNA Program

Roberto E. Orellana, PhD

Associate Professor, Social Work at Portland State University

Preceptor, LUNA Program

Cynthia R. Pearson, PhD

Director of Research, IWRI

Research Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Univeristy of Washington

pearsonc@uw.edu

Mike Spencer, PhD, MSW (Native Hawaiian)

Director of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Oceanic Affairs, IWRI

Presidental Term Professor, Univeristy of Washington School of Social Work

mspenc@uw.edu

Karina L. Walters, PhD (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Co-Director, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Full Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Katherine Chambers Hall University Scholar, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Adjunct Professor , Department of Global Health, School of Public Health

kw5@uw.edu

LUNA - Scientific Mentor Network

Pablo Montoya Chica, MPH, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health, University of Washington

Director, Sinergias, - Alianzas Estratégicas para la Salud y el Desarrollo Social

Andrea Hermosura, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Manoa

Psychologist, Paradigm Hawaii Counseling, Kailua, HI

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

Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan

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John Lowe, PhD (Cherokee)

Mckenzie Professor In Health Disparities Research, College of Nursing, Florida State University

Director, Center for Indigenous Nursing Research for Health Equity, Florida State University

Rachel Novotny PhD, RDN, LD

Professor & Director, Children’s Healthy Living Center of Excellence, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa