Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Affiliates


October 18, 2021

Angelique Day, PhD (Hochunk)

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Angelique Day, PhD, MSW, (Ho Chunk Descendent) has been a faculty affiliate of IWRI since September 2017. Her indigenous focused research projects to date since joining IWRI include: Lead evaluator of CORE Teen, an in-service foster/adoptive parent training curriculum in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; curriculum designer, Healthy Transitions, an independent living…


December 7, 2020

Judith Tsui, MD, MPH


August 15, 2017

Ramona Beltrán, PhD, MSW (Yaqui/Mexica)

Ramona Beltrán’s (Yaqui/Mexica) scholarship focuses on the intersections of historical trauma, embodiment, and environmental/social determinants of health as they affect health and risk behaviors in indigenous communities. She is particularly interested in centering cultural protective factors, strengths and resiliencies in indigenous populations as they work to interrupt the intergenerational transmission of historical trauma. She uses…


August 7, 2017

Jane Simoni, PhD

Jane M. Simoni, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and a Director of Clinical Training in the Departments of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She directs the Behavioral Science Core of the UW CFAR. Her research has focused on behavioral aspects of HIV treatment, with NIMH-funded intervention studies in New York City, Seattle,…