Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

LUNA - Cohort 1


February 5, 2021

Tvli Jacob, PhD, MPH (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)


Christina Oré, DrPH


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…