Agenda

Agenda

time iconApril 23, 2024 10:00 am

Opening Ceremonies

Hard Rock Live
  • Emcee's: Welcome to Tribal Public Health Conference: Connecting Communities to Create Change
  • Flag Song/Color Guard
  • Welcome Address
  • Introduction of SPTHB Leadership
  • Announcements
time iconApril 23, 2024 10:00 am

Centering Tribal Sovereignty in Public Health Research and Practice: Challenges and Opportunities

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Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Hard Rock Live Theater

Dr. Valerie BlueBird-Jernigan will be our keynote speaker.

time iconApril 23, 2024 01:30 pm

Reaching Tribal communities with HIV and STI testing kits: best practices, available services, and expansion efforts

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Abagail Edwards
Johns Hopkins Center for Indigenous Health

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Cody Knight
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

Room A, Sequoyah 5

Breakout Topic: Gender Based Health

time iconApril 23, 2024 01:30 pm

Unintentional Drug Overdose Deaths among American Indians in Oklahoma, 2018-2022

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Naresh Bhandari
Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 01:30 pm

Chickasaw Nation M-POWER: Addressing Tobacco and Vaping Use and Abuse through Education and Prevention

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Christie Byars-Chavez
Prevention Specialist for the Chickasaw Nation

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 23, 2024 01:30 pm

Sacred Trust: Screening and Assessment with Elders

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Birdie Wermy
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Elder Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 01:30 pm

Indigenizing Gender-Affirming Care for Two Spirit, Indigiqueer, and Transgender AI/AN Peoples

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Jerico Cummings
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Gender Based Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 02:30 pm

Prescribing "Climate-Smart" Food as Medicine

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Erin Martin
President of the Tulsa Urban Ag Coalition, Director of FreshRx Oklahoma, and co-lead of Oklahoma’s Food is Medicine Policy Coalition

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Climate Change or Environmental Health Solutions
time iconApril 23, 2024 02:30 pm

Incorporating Culture and Traditions in Healthcare

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Robert Lincoln
Health Director for the Sac and Fox Nation at the Black Hawk Health Center

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 02:30 pm

Cherokee Nation HCV Engagement and Linkage Program Initiative: Challenges, Benefits, and Results of a Community-Based Program to Improve Access to Healthcare

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Ashley Comiford
Epidemiologist for Cherokee Nation

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 02:30 pm

Gathering of Native Americans (GONA)

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Kimberly Farris
Director of the Behavioral Health Department at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

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Alayna Johnson
Integrated Coordinator for the Behavioral Health Department at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 02:30 pm

SustainingTraditions: Culture, Identity, and Health OKCIC Prevention Programs Excel through Innovation, Data Analysis and Funding

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Rochelle Plummer
Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Certificated Lactation Consultant at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

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Carla Neal
Manager of the Diabetes Prevention Program

Room E, Deer 1 and 2

Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data

time iconApril 23, 2024 03:30 pm

Gaps in Education and Resources for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in Oklahoma

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Anne Kapka
Ph.D. Student at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Hudson College of Public Health

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Jacob Guinan
Healthy Brain Coordinator at the Oklahoma State Department of Health

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Elder Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 03:30 pm

Promoting Mental Wellness in the Northwest Tribes

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Aurora Martinez
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 03:30 pm

Environmental Evaluation, Testing and Mitigation Solutions in Elder Housing

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Danny Walters
Director of the Division of Environmental Health Services with the Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Climate Change or Environmental Health Solutions
time iconApril 23, 2024 03:30 pm

Overview of the Oklahoma State Department of Health Data Request Process

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Evaren Page
Director of Science and Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 03:30 pm

Supporting American Indian Boys and Mens Health through Effective Practice and Policy: Improving Outcomes through Culturally Grounded and Gender Responsive Strategies

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Jon Gilgoff
Founder and former Executive Director of Oakland-based youth nonprofit, Brothers on the Rise

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Michelle Dennison
Vice-President of Policy and Prevention at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Gender Based Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 04:30 pm

Success in Opioid Use Disorder Programs

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Steven Craig
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Perkins Family Clinic

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 23, 2024 04:30 pm

How to cut costs and reimburse into your Tribe through your Tribal Health System- How one Tribe grew a small clinic into a larger health system and improved health outcomes of members

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Marty Lofgren, MD
Medical Director of the AST Health System

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 04:30 pm

Community Health Aide Program (CHAP): A Tribal Approach to Healthcare Delivery

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Katie Ferguson
Special Projects Officer at Cherokee Nation

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 04:30 pm

Using Community Health Profiles and Publicly Available Data to Inform Your Public Health Programs

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Colton Shaver
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

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Blake Moore
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

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J.T. Neuzil

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Poster Viewing

Please see the "Poster" tab for more details
time iconApril 21, 2024 10:00 am

General Session Day 2

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Margo Gray
President of Margo Gray and Associates and member of the Osage Nation Minerals Council

Hard Rock Live Theater
Margo Gray, from "Killers of the Flower Moon" will be our keynote speaker.
time iconApril 24, 2024 01:30 pm

Civic Engagement is Public Health

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Linda Santi
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System (WCHS)

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 01:30 pm

Building Community Capacity to Create Change: Considerations and Lessons Learned in Promoting the Mental Well-being of Males in Native American Communities

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Roxann Taormina
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at the University of South Florida

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Gender Based Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 01:30 pm

Center for Indigenous Resilience, Culture, and Maternal Health Equity (CIRCLE)

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Marianna Wetherill
Associate Professor of Health Promotion Sciences and Family and Community Medicine, Henry Zarrow Presidential Professor, and the George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Population Healthcare at the University of Oklahoma Tulsa Schusterman Center.

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 01:30 pm

Using evaluation as a tool to enhance community programs and sustainability

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Nicole Butt
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

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Blake Moore
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

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J.T. Neuzil

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 24, 2024 01:30 pm

The Generational Impact of Healthy Elders

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Joni Bokovoy
Health Scientist

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Elder Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 02:30 pm

Healthy Native Youth: Culturally Relevant Curricula, Tools & Resources for Native Youth, Parents & Communities

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Michelle Singer
Regional Partner Network Project Director housed at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) – Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (NWTEC)

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Taylor Dean
Healthy Native Youth Outreach Specialist at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB)

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 02:30 pm

North Star: Washington State Tribal Prevention System

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 02:30 pm

Healthy People 2030: A Tool for Building Connection

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Elizabeth Dee
Public Health Advisor in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Room C, Sequoyah 6

Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data

time iconApril 24, 2024 02:30 pm

Native American Peer Recovery Support in Correctional Settings

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Melvin Battiest
Executive Director of Native Wings Like an Eagle Inc.

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Norene Starr
Executive Coordinator for Special Projects and Resources for the Healing to Wellness Program

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Casandra Fraser
C-PRSS with the Southern Plains 988 Tribal Response Project

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 24, 2024 02:30 pm

Culturally Inclusive practices: Working with American Indian Populations

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Cortney Yarholar
Founder of Evergreen Training & Development, LLC

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 03:30 pm

The Value of Research for Identifying Strengths and Addressing Needs in Tribal Communities

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Jaclyn Smith
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Ashleigh Coser
Health Service Psychologist with Cherokee Nation

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Evan White
Principal Investigator at Laureate Institute for Brain Research

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 03:30 pm

Expanding Tribal Community Health Providers through the Community Health Aide Program

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Carrie Sampson Samuels
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

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Jason Butler
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Tribal Health and Human Services Department

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Yakaiyastai Gorman
Wellness Coordinator at Northwest Indian College and Environmental Science Instructor

Room C, Sequoyah 6
time iconApril 24, 2024 03:30 pm

Backing That ASK Up Part Two

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Josh DeBartolo
Senior Manager of Community Integration for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 03:30 pm

VA National Updates

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Mary Culley
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Tribal Government Relations

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Kara Hawthorne
Manager of VA' I-T-U Healthcare Reimbursement Agreement Program

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 03:30 pm

"The Healing Father"

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Michael Duncan
Founder and CEO of Native Dads Network

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Gender Based Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 04:30 pm

Adaptation of a student led action based program using YRBS data to promote youth health and wellness in Cherokee Nation

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Andrea Blair
Epidemiologist for Cherokee Nation Public Health

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Ashley Comiford
Epidemiologist for Cherokee Nation

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 24, 2024 04:30 pm

Driving a Solution to Mental Health Care

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David Roberts
David Roberts Consulting, LLC & OK RIDE CARE

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Rachel Davis-Tate
CARA Project Coordinator at Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 04:30 pm

Maternal Mortality/Morbidity in Indian Country

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 24, 2024 04:30 pm

Autism Training for Healthcare Professionals

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Chandee Kott
Program Director for the Autism Foundation of Oklahoma

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 24, 2024 04:30 pm

Take the Stigma out of Recovery

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Toni Emmons
OFMQ

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 24, 2024 06:30 pm

INDIGENOUS FASHION SHOW

Multipurpose Room
time iconApril 25, 2024 09:00 am

Maternal Mortality Prevention in Indian Country

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Rachel Davis-Tate
CARA Project Coordinator at Southern Plains Tribal Health Board

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 25, 2024 09:00 am

Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care for Opioid Use Disorder in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

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Vicki Ittel
VP of Behavioral Health Solutions for Relias

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 25, 2024 09:00 am

Raising Awareness about the Congenital Syphilis Outbreak in the Indian Health Service Phoenix-Tucson Service Area using Social Media Methods

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Cassandra Santoro
Social Media Manager at Inter Tribal Council of Arizona

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Gender Based Health
time iconApril 25, 2024 09:00 am

Pathways to Community Living: Ensuring the quality of life for tribal elders living at home.

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Johnney Johnson
Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA)

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Elder Health
time iconApril 25, 2024 09:00 am

NPAIHB TOR: Development of Social Media Materials for Substance Use Prevention & Education

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Larissa Molina
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic:
time iconApril 25, 2024 10:00 am

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region 6 Roundtable Updates & Discussion

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Julia Lothrop
Acting Regional Director and Executive Officer in the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) for the Region VI Office of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

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Travis Watts
Director of the Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service

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Greggory Woitte
Oklahoma City Area Chief Medical Officer, RDML

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 25, 2024 10:00 am

Myaamia Nahi Meehtohseeniwinki: A Case for Understanding and Measuring Tribal-Specific Perspectives on Health

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Haley Shea

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Paul Branscum
Professor of Public Health

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 25, 2024 10:00 am

Don't Forget the Children: children impacted by substance use, addiction, overdose

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Stacee Read
Director of Network Development and the Child Welfare Expert for National DEC

Room D, Sequoyah 1
time iconApril 25, 2024 10:00 am

Wastewater-Based Epidemiology in Tribal Communities

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Otakuye Conroy-Ben
Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
time iconApril 25, 2024 11:00 am

Racial Demographic Shifts in Prescription Monitoring Programs: A Roadmap for Informed Decision-Making

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Jessica McGuire
Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control (OBN)

Room A, Sequoyah 5
Breakout Topic: Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 25, 2024 11:00 am

Sustainable Behavioral Health Programming for Rural Tribal Communities

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Jessica Mullin
Executive Director for Modoc Nation Health Services

Room B, Sequoyah 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 25, 2024 11:00 am

How Climate Change Affects Public Health

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Renee McPherson
Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma and University Director of the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center

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Amelia Cook

Room C, Sequoyah 6
Breakout Topic: Climate Change or Environmental Health Solutions
time iconApril 25, 2024 11:00 am

Vaping campaign uses peer-to-peer videos and more to prevent teen vaping

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Orville Dejarlais
Air Force Veteran & Keya LLC

Room D, Sequoyah 1
Breakout Topic: Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 25, 2024 11:00 am

Partnerships with Tribal Governments

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Timothy Zientek
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Director of Housekeeping/Maintenance/Emergency Management/Homeland Security/Fire/Emergency Communications

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Chad Larman
Director of Emergency Management for Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Room E, Deer 1 and 2
Breakout Topic: Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 25, 2024 12:00 pm

Indian Health Director Comments and Q&A

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Roselyn Tso
Indian Health Service

Hard Rock Live Theater
IHS Director Roselyn Tso has been confirmed to provide closing address at our conference. Her scheduled time is for that Thursday at 12:00 Noon with comments and a Q&A.
time iconApril 25, 2024 01:00 pm

7G Awards Ceremony

Hard Rock Live Theater
time iconApril 25, 2024 01:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Hard Rock Live Theater
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Working Together to Reduce Maternal Morbidity Disparities in Oklahoma

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

American Indians/Alaska Natives and the Flu in Bemidji Area.

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Improving the representativeness of Cherokee Nation Health Survey by using data integration

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Growing Older Staying Strong: A Physical Activity Initiative for Wellbeing among Rural Native American Older Adults

Elder Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Use and Risk Perceptions of E-cigarettes During Pregnancy Among American Indian/Alaska Native Women.

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

American Indians/Alaska Natives and COVID-19 in Bemidji Area.

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Respiratory Conditions and Racial Disparities Associated with E-Cigarette Use in Combined BRFSS Data

Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Cherokee PROTECT: COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Uptake from the Community Perspective

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Evolution of Native It’s Your Game 3.0: Enhancing and disseminating a culturally responsive sexual health education curriculum for American Indian and Alaska Native youth

Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Myriad Genetics Testing- MyRisk

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Implementation Science Frameworks for Diabetes Screening in a Tribal Dental Clinic

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Understanding the Opioid Crisis: Disproportionate Impact on American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Communities

Alcohol/Tobacco & Other Drugs
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Investigating Cannabis-Use among Students attending High Schools within the Cherokee Nation Reservation 2017 and 2019

Epidemiology & Data
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Growing Together As An Act of Resistance

Climate Change or Environmental Health Solutions
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Improving Mammography Screening Percentages in Overdue Women: A Tribal Medical Track Quality Improvement Project

Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Vitamin D and Happiness

Climate Change or Environmental Health Solutions
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Cancer-Related Patient Navigation for Native American Individuals

Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

How a Racial Misclassification Logo focused on American Indian/Alaska Native Data Produced a Centralized Resource Hub to Mitigate Racial Misclassification

Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Improving diabetes self-management practices by American Indian/Alaska Native patients through a family-centered intervention

Culturally Inclusive Public Health
time iconApril 23, 2024 05:30 pm

Community Actin Poverty Simulator

time iconApril 23, 2024 09:00 am

Enhancing Public Health in AI/AN Communities Through Adult Learning Principles

Culturally Inclusive Public Health