Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

INSPIRE - Cohort 1


June 28, 2021

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

Carolyn Camplain is a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Health – Health Equity at Northern Arizona University. She received her JD in 2015 from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.


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

Jennifer Richards, PhD

November 20, 2020

Jessica Saniġaq Ullrich, PhD (Nome Eskimo Community)

Jessica Saniġaq holds a doctorate degree in Social Welfare from the University of Washington. Her social work background is in the field of child welfare. She is an Inupiaq tribal member of Nome Eskimo Community.


August 10, 2017

Danica Brown, PhD, MSW (Choctaw)

Danica Love Brown, MSW, CACIII, PhD, is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Dr. Brown is the Behavioral Health Director at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and has worked as a mental health and substance use counselor, social worker, and youth advocate for over 20 years. Danica Brown earned a PhD…