Friday, September 23, 2016

National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services for the Health Resources and Services Administration

Dr. Warne serves on the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services for the Health Resources and Services Administration. They held their quarterly meeting in Albuquerque last week.





Dr. Warne with Dr. Octavio Martinez, MD, MPH, MBA, Director of the Hogg Behavioral Health Foundation in Texas.  Drs. Warne and Martinez both serve on the NACRHHS and both attended Harvard School of Public Health in 2001-2002.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

AI Welcome Event

It was great to see so many American Indian NDSU students as well as faculty and staff from all over campus join us for the American Indian Public Health Resource Center student welcoming event!

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!”