Saturday, March 9, 2013

March Madness

There is no spring break for public health.

March 13th, 2013

American Indian Health Policy and Health Disparities

Lecture | March 13 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Brower Center

2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
Donald Warne, North Dakota State University

Donald Warne, MD, MPH is the Director of the Master of Public Health Program at North Dakota State University, and he serves as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board. In addition, he is an adjunct clinical professor at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law where he teaches American Indian Health Policy. Dr. Warne is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, South Dakota and comes from a long line of traditional healers and medicine men. He received his MD from Stanford University in 1995 and his Master of Public Health from Harvard University in 2002. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for his service to Indian nations, communities, and the health profession. His research interests include cancer, diabetes, smoking, complementary medicine, and health policy.

Register online., 510-643-7238

The Joseph A. Myers Center is housed at UC Berkeley’s Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI). World renowned for its research capabilities in the sciences, social sciences and humanities, the University and ISSI, whose research mandate is to focus on the wide array of issues that permeate public debate, politics and policy throughout contemporary American society, is the ideal home for this research center. The Center’s mission is to provide the people of Indian country with pragmatic research products that can be employed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans throughout the US. The Center fulfills this mission by bringing the resources of the University to Native communities; developing, coordinating and funding collaborative, community-driven research projects; providing technical assistance and training; disseminating research publications and reports; and hosting conferences, colloquia and other events open to the public on topics of concern to Native communities.

March 12th, 2013

Talk with Alumnus Donald Warne, M.D.

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm
Where: Stanford Native American Cultural Center
NACC Lounge
Stanford Medical School alumnus, Dr. Donald Warne (Lakota) is the Director of the Master of Public Health Program at North Dakota State University. He will be at the Native American Cultural Center to talk to pre-meds, medical students and everyone about American Indian Health Policy and Health Disparities.
Co-sponsored by Natives in Medicine (NIM)
Find more info here!

March 11th, 2013
Meeting with the Aberdeen Indian Health Service leadership to discuss tribal self-determination and access issues.

March 7-8th, 2013

Meeting with leaders from the the ND Department of Health, ND Medicaid, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nation, United Tribes Technical College and Trenton Services Area about health needs assessments and health data access issues. This meeting will be with Donna Grandbois and Linda Frizzell.

February 27th, 2013
White Earth Nation

Men's Night Out

February 27th, 2013

Shooting Star Event Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for our 3rd Annual Men's Health Event. This year our speaker will be Dr. Donald Warne. Director of Public Health Program North Dakota State University. He will be speaking on the role of traditional medicine and philosophy in men's health.
RSVP: 218-983-3286 ext 1356 or 1358
Dinner & Door Prizes Sponsored by: White Earth Community Health

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