Thursday, August 18, 2016

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs


The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a field hearing in Bismarck on August 17 to discuss trauma in American Indian communities.  Dr. Warne was honored to participate and provide testimony!
Senator Hoeven and Senator Heitkamp



Dr. Donald Warne with Turtle Mountain Councilman Patrick Marcellais, Senator John Hoeven, and Turtle Mountain Tribal Chairman Richard McCloud.

Dr. Donald Warne providing testimony at the hearing.



Association of American Indian Physicians annual conference

NDSU was well-represented at the Association of American Indian Physicians annual conference in Oakland, CA last weekend.  Drs. Warne and Wescott presented on health equity, and 2nd year MPH students Lindsey Montilieux (pre-dental) and Amber Anderson (pre-medical) also attended as part of the Association of Native American Medical Students conference."
Dr. Donald Warne and Dr. Siobhan Wescott

Dr. Wescott and two other Alaska Native physicians
 
Dr. Warne, Dr. Joy Dorscher (UND faculty), and Dr. Wescott

Dr. Wescott and Lindsey

Lindsey, Dr. Warne, and Amber


Thursday, August 11, 2016

Dr. Donald Warne, is featured on this video from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NIH)

NDSU Department of Public Health Chair, Dr. Donald Warne, is featured on this video from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NIH) focused on Heart, Lung, and Sleep Disorders in AI/AN Youth. The Forum took place on August 2-3, 2016. His lecture begins at 1:45
https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=19466&bhcp=1

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Dr. Warne visits the Lower Sioux Indian Community, MN

Dr. Donald Warne and Dr. Siobhan Wescott from NDSU DPH visited the Lower Sioux Indian Community in Minnesota on Monday.  The meetings included Olivia Roanhorse from the Notah Begay Foundation and members of the tribal health programs and tribal council.  We have excellent opportunities to collaborate and to address health needs!”


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Dr. Warne wraps up another busy week


Last week was another busy week for Dr. Donald Warne.  He presented at the Oglala Sioux Tribe Health Workforce Development conference on Mon July 18 in Rapid City, SD, at the International Rural Nursing Conference on Tues July 19 in Rapid City, at the National Association of City and County Health Officials conference on Thurs July 21 in Phoenix, AZ, and at the Academy of Architecture for Health Summer Leadership Summit in Chicago on Saturday July 23.  NDSU was well represented! 
 
 
 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Native Health Expert Ties History to Native Health Care

http://www.nativetimes.com/index.php/life/health/13119-native-health-expert-ties-history-to-native-health-care


Excerpt from the article, for the full article please see the link above:
"Equity over equality: Equality gives everyone the same care, while equity would give people the appropriate care based on community and cultural needs. “Equality is giving everyone a pair of shoes. Equity is giving everyone a pair of shoes that fits,” Warne said. Traditional American Indian healing methods, such as meditation, prayer and healing ceremonies, can help the treatment and recovery processes, but modern health care often leaves those powers untapped."