Making the Connection at the Local Level: Tribes Bridging Environment and Health Data
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Public health or related research
Discuss the feasibility in Tribal environmental health tracking. Describe the process and challenges faced by three Bemidji Area Tribal communities trying to address environmental health concerns in their communities.
Keyword(s): Native Americans, Environmental Justice
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have served as the Director for one of twelve Tribal Epidemiology Centers nationally serving 34 Tribes and 4 Urban Indian Health Programs in the three states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. I oversee multiple projects in Tribal communities and serve as PI for multiple grants.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.