Monday, February 23, 2015

Dr. Warne to present at NATIONAL TRIBAL LEADERS FORUM 2015


Advancing Our Health and Wellness,
Now and For Future Generations
When: March 11-12, 2015
Where: Phoenix, Arizona at the Gila River Indian Community Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino
The National Tribal Leaders Forum 2015 will be facilitated meeting to create a shared vision and develop a national public health agenda to for advancing health and wellness for Native communities. Participants will engage in strategic dialogue and explore ways that a Tribal Public Health Institute (TPHI) can strengthen and build the capacity of our Tribal public health system, including Tribes, Tribal Organizations and all those whose primary intent is to protect and promote health of American Indian and Alaska Native peoples.
Your input is needed! Tribal leader and stakeholder attendance at the forum will be critical to development of a TPHI that will address the health needs and assets of AI/AN communities.
Visit the website for more information about the forum.

Helmsley Trust, N.D. Challenge grant fund endowed scholarships for NDSU American Indian public health program

"The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded North Dakota State University's Master of Public Health program $750,000 to create the first endowed scholarship fund in the nation for graduate students in American Indian public health. The state of North Dakota has provided an additional $375,000 through the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Native America Calling

Don Warne: Family health history
Don Warne, director of the Master of Public Health Program, spoke about family health history on the Native America Calling radio program on Oct. 24.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

American Cancer Society Researcher’s Reception

American Cancer Society Researcher’s Reception
Our purpose is to thank you for your past support of the North Dakota American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay For Life events held across the state each year.

Introduction to the programs & services of the
American Cancer Society in North Dakota

Keynote Speakers - Donald Warne, MD, MPH, ACS Board Member
John Wilkinson, PhD, ACS Grant Recipient
John Hamilton, DDS, ACS Board Member
Violet Deilke - Breast Cancer Survivor
Look Good Feel Better Facilitator
Hosted by: American Cancer Society Staff of North Dakota – Tom Burns & Mary Dahl
American Cancer Society Volunteer Coordinators – Bill & Geri Harbeke

Dr. Donald Warne addressed Cancer Control & the Health Continuum.
Dr. John Wilkinson shared encouraging news about his research with prostate cancer.
Dr. John Hamilton presented an update on ACS programs & Cancer Action Network (CAN) activities.
Violet Deilke shared insight into how research played a role in her cancer journey & about the LGFB program.
Dr. Warne with Doug Stetz and Val Bjork taken at the ACS Researcher's Reception at NDSU.