No Place Like Home: Foundation for Bringing Visibility to Environmental Health Issues in Tribal Communities
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Environmental health sciences
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe why and how the National Tribal Environmental Health Think Tank was formed. Discuss some of the National Tribal Environmental Health Think's efforts and work in environmental health.
Keyword(s): Native Americans, Environmental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I currently serve as the deputy associate director for the Tribal Support Unit in CDC/OSTLTS. Before that, I served as associate director for the Office of Tribal Affairs in the NCEH/ATSDR. I have fostered relationships between CDC/ATSDR and federally-recognized AI/AN tribes. This includes implementing policies within CDC/ATSDR supporting the sovereign status of AI/AN tribes, conducting outreach at venues throughout Indian Country, and seeking visibility on ways to address public and environmental health in AI/AN communities.
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.