People

People


Faculty

Bonnie Duran, DrPH (Opelousas/Coushatta)

Director, IWRI Center for Indigenous Health Research

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

bonduran@uw.edu

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

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

Cynthia R. Pearson, PhD

Director of Research, IWRI

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

pearsonc@uw.edu

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

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

Staff

Shana Ava

Administrative Director, IWRI

afshana@uw.edu

Leo Egashira, MBA

Research Coordinator, IWRI

Meg Meneghel MacDonald, PhD

Research Coordinator, IWRI

Program Director, IHART2 & ISMART

Maya Magarati, PhD (Indigenous Nepali)

Research Scientist, IWRI Community Engagement and Outreach Core

Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Preceptor, LUNA Program

David Huh, PhD

Director, Methods Division

Research Scientist, IWRI Research Core

dhuh@uw.edu

Rebeca A Marin, PhD

Research Scientist, IWRI

rmarin@uw.edu

Students

Olivia Morgan (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

MSW Student, UW School of Social Work

Trainees

Angela Fernandez, PhD, MSW (Menominee)

Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Michigan

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.

Danica Brown, PhD, MSW (Choctaw)

Behavioral Health Manager, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Shanondora Billiot, PhD (United Houma Nation)

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University

Melissa Lewis, PhD (Cherokee Nation)

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri

Roberto E. Orellana, PhD

Professor, Social Work at Portland State University

Preceptor, LUNA Program

Matthew Town, PhD, MPH (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Pacific University Oregon

Katie Schultz, PhD, MSW (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan


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