Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Trainees


October 26, 2018

Ricky Camplain, PhD

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Research Focus Cardiovascular and chronic disease, physical inactivity and sedentary behavior, minority and rural population health, community-based participatory research, outcomes research, policy-based research, built environment, and social justice Dr. Camplain is an epidemiologist interested in quantitative methodology. Her research has focused on hospitalized and non-hospitalized heart failure in the community, specifically among Medicare patients, administrative claims,…


Eugenia Millender, PhD (Indigenous Afro-Latina (Kuna/Guna)

BIOGRAPHY  Dr. Eugenia Millender currently works at the Florida State University College of Nursing’s Center for Indigenous Nursing Research for Health Equity.  Dr. Millender is a psychiatric nurse practitioner and a doctorally prepared nurse scientist. Her areas of expertise and research focus on mood disorders, stress and trauma and how they are express through gene-environment…


Peter Mataira, PhD (Maori)

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Dr. Mataira earned his doctoral degree in social policy and social work from Massey University, Albany campus in Auckland, New Zealand. He has published widely in areas of indigenous health, well-being and economic justice with particular emphasis cultural research methodologies and social innovation and entrepreneurship. His clinical and community practice background is in mental and…


Richard Armenta, PhD (Pascua Yaqui/Latino),

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Richard Armenta is an Assistant Professor in Kinesiology with a focus on Health Science/Public Health.


September 6, 2018

Wyatt Pickner


Keala Patterson


Kuaiwi Makua


Keturah Peters


Kamaka’ike Bruecher


Rebeka Adolpho



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