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Advisory Members // INSPIRE


INSPIRE - Executive Committee

Tessa Evans-Campbell, PhD (Snohomish)

Executive Co-Director, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Charles O. Cressey Endowed Associate Prof., School of Social Work, University of Washington

tecamp@uw.edu

David Huh, PhD

Director, Methods Division

Research Assistant Professor, IWRI Research Core

dhuh@uw.edu

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

Executive Co-director, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Professor, University of Washington School of Social Work

Director, Environmentally based Health & Land-based Healing, IWRI

E. Roberto Orellana, PhD

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Director , LUNA Program

Affiliated Faculty, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

PhD Program Director, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Cynthia R. Pearson, PhD

Director of Research, IWRI

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

pearsonc@uw.edu

Judith Tsui, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

Denise Walker, PhD

Research Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

INSPIRE - Native Expert Community Advisory Panel

Danica Brown, PhD, MSW (Choctaw)

Behavioral Health Manager, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Pilot Project, Every Day is Ceremony: Accessing Traditional Indigenous Knowledge to Heal Trauma and Improve Health and Wellbeing in Tribal Communities

Primary mentor, Melissa Walls, PhD, Associate Professor, International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Fransing Daisy, PhD (Cree)

Coordinator, American Indian/Alaska Native Programs Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center

Sharon Day (Boise Fort Ojibwe)

Executive Director , Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF)

Hamen Ides, (Lummi)

Founder and Executive Director, Ti-Chee Native AIDS Prevention

INSPIRE - Scientific and Community Leadership Council

Julie Baldwin, PhD

Regents' Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Northern Arizona University

Director, Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), Northern Arizona University

Denise A. Dillard, PhD

Director of Research, Southcentral Foundation

, Native-CHART, Washington State University

Geri Donenberg, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Co-Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Director, Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science and the Healthy Youths Program, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Bonnie Duran, DrPH (Opelousas/Coushatta)

Director, IWRI Center for Indigenous Health Research (ret'd)

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington (ret'd)

bonduran@uw.edu

Tommi Gaines, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and Global Public Health, University of California San Diego

Lonnie Nelson, PhD

Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Washington State University

Douglas Novins, MD

Professor, Psychiatry-NATP, School of Medicine, University of Colorado

Scott Okamoto PH.D., MSW

Professor, School of Social Work, Hawai'i Pacific University

Myra Parker, JD, PhD (Mandan & Hidatsa)

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

Director, Seven Directions, Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors

myrap@uw.edu

Randall C. Swaim, PhD

Research Scientist, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University

Kamilla Venner, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychology, University of New Mexico

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

Director, Great Lakes Hub for the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health

Associate Professor, International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

INSPIRE - Scientific Mentor Network

Ramona Beltrán, PhD, MSW (Chicana, Indigenous Mexican descent)

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

Peter Mataira, PhD (Maori)

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

pmataira@hpu.edu