Monday, December 11, 2017

Dr. Warne was in Washington DC this week meeting with key lawmakers to discuss health policy and specific needs in American Indian health. Some of those he met included Sen Mike Rounds (SD), Sen John Thune (SD), Rep Kristi Noem (SD), and Sen Heidi Heitkamp (ND).

Monday, December 4, 2017

Dr. Warne was recently featured in Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine as one of nine Native Americans in Higher Education making a difference at their institutions. 

He, and the other 8 educators, were profiled for the magazine. Their profiles can be found at

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

New Manuscript Published

Dr. Warne was recently published in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. The article he co-authored ,“Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) among American Indians in South Dakota and Associations with Mental Health Conditions, Alcohol Use, and Smoking”, is first of its kind research comparing ACEs and associated health issues in a statewide dataset comparing American Indians and non-American Indians.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

American Indian Dental Access

Dr. Donald Warne submitted an editorial highlighting the importance of improving dental access to Native populations and an solution that is already seeing positive effects! The editorial can be found at 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dr. Warne Joins Subcommittee

Dr. Warne is now serving on the Health Disparities Subcommittee (HDS) for the CDC Director.  They met in Atlanta on Thursday November 9.  He is pictured here with the HDS and the Director of the CDC, Brenda Fitzgerald, MD.

Monday, November 13, 2017

APHA Adventures

Dr. Melanie Nadeau and Dr. Donald Warne at the Public Health Foundation booth at APHA. They authored a chapter in the PHF on American Indian Perspectives on Population Health.

Melanie Nadeau, Donald Warne, Hannabah Blue, Gretchen Dobervich, Vanessa Tibbitts, Hannah Youngdeer, and Ryan Eagle at the American Indian Public Health Resource Center poster at APHA.

Dr Warne presenting on maternal and child health equity at APHA.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Dr. Warne to Attend World Health Organization Meeting

Dr. Warne has been invited to travel to Montreal later this week and present at the World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization meeting.

Dr. Warne will join representatives from Canada, the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean. The meeting, entitled "Wellness, Suicide, and Indigenous Experiences," will focus on responses to health challenges by both the indigenous community and the health care systems.