Indigenous Research Trainees // INSPIRE

INSPIRE - Cohort 1

Danica Brown, PhD, MSW (Choctaw)

Behavioral Health Manager, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

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

Carolyn Camplain, J.D. (Comanche, non-tribally affiliated)

Research Coordinator, Sr., Center for Health Equity Research, Northern Arizona University

Primary Mentor, Wadiya Udell, Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Bothell

Jennifer Richards, PhD, MPH (Diné/Lakota/Taos)

Assistant Scientist, Center for American Indian Health, John Hopkins University

Primary mentor, Michelle Sarche, PhD, Associate Professor, Centers for American Indian & Alaska Native Health Department of Community & Behavioral Health Indian Center, Colorado School of Public Health

INSPIRE - Cohort 2

Antonia R.G. Alvarez, LMSW, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Portland State University

Primary Mentor, Michelle Johnson-Jennings, PhD, Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Angela Fernandez, PhD, MPH, LCSW (Menominee)

Program Officer, NIMHD

Primary Mentor, Lonnie Nelson, Associate Professor, Washington State University College of Nursing

Joanna La Torre, LCSW

Doctoral student, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Primary Mentor, Karina L. Walters, PhD, Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Jessica Saniġaq Ullrich, PhD (Nome Eskimo Community)

Assistant Professor , School of Social Work, University of Alaska Anchorage

Primary Mentor, Dolores Subia Bigfoot, PhD, Professor, Pediatrics University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center