Projects & Programs


Research Training

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Building upon IHART’s* notable achievements and leveraging its network of Indigenous mentors, the University of Washington initiated the “Building Indigenuity, Generating HIV Science: HIV/AIDS Research Training (BIG HART)” pilot program in collaboration with the George Washington University CFAR’s CDEIPI program. Since its launch in February 2022, BIG HART has been introducing both undergraduate and graduate...

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Itzá: Indigenous HIV/AIDS Research Training 3 (IHART3) Program

Applications are open until filled.  Indigenous HIV/AIDS-related health disparities have been linked to social, economic, and political inequities as well as to historical land loss, cultural devastation and a lack of access to healthy environments and health services. AIMS: The aim of the IHART3-Itzá program is to develop a strong network of highly trained and...

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INSPIRE: An Indigenous Substance Use and Addictions Prevention Interdisciplinary Research Education program The Indigenous Wellness Research Institute is proud to host INSPIRE, a training program aimed at encouraging American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander to pursue careers in substance abuse and addictions related health disparities research. INSPIRE is 24-month-long training program that features individualized...

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By the light of the moon, we are Lighting Up Native Aspirations (LUNA) for health research careers Applications for Cohort 5 will open on October 15, 2023 and close December 31, 2023. Open until filled.  The LUNA program is built of a strong network of highly trained Indigenous scholars dedicated to culturally relevant research who...

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