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Advisory Members // INSPIRE


INSPIRE - 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

David Huh, PhD

Director, Methods Division

Research Assistant Professor, IWRI Research Core

dhuh@uw.edu

Cynthia R. Pearson, PhD

Director of Research, IWRI

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

pearsonc@uw.edu

Jane Simoni, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Washington

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

Judith Tsui, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

Denise Walker, PhD

Research Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

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

INSPIRE - Native Expert Community Advisory Panel

Danica Brown, PhD, MSW (Choctaw)

Behavioral Health Manager, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

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

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

Tommi Gaines, PhD

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

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

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

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

John Lowe, PhD (Cherokee)

Professor, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin

Lonnie Nelson, PhD

Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Washington State University

E. Roberto Orellana, PhD

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Preceptor, LUNA Program

Myra Parker, JD, PhD (Mandan & Hidatsa)

Associate Director, IWRI Community Engagement and Outreach Core

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

myrap@uw.edu

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 (Yaqui/Mexica)

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