Thursday, July 31, 2014

A week in the life of Dr. Warne

This has been a very busy week for Dr. Warne.  He presented with Dr. Judith Kaur on the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on American Indian Cancer Care at the Association of American Indian Physicians 43rd Annual Meeting in Denver, CO on July 25.  Dr. Kaur, pictured with Dr. Warne, is the Principal Investigator for the Spirit of EAGLES American Indian cancer program at the Mayo Clinic.

While in Denver, he was able to meet with Region VIII Health Resources and Services Administration leadership to discuss improving tribal outreach for ACA enrollment.  He also met with Department of Health and Human Services Administrator Dr. Zachary Taylor—pictured with Dr. Warne.  They discussed the potential role for increasing the scope of work for Community Health Workers in ND to improve public health outreach and outcomes.

Dr. Warne and Stefanie Meyer, MPH Program Coordinator, are in Washington, DC for an Accreditation Orientation with the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).  While in DC, they were able to meet with Senator Heidi Heitkamp to discuss public health programming and needs in ND!

Today we officially begin our journey toward CEPH accreditation for the NDSU MPH Program
Dr. Warne and Dr. Judith Kaur, the Principal Investigator for the Spirit of EAGLES American Indian cancer program at the Mayo Clinic
Dr. Zachary Taylor and Dr. Warne

Dr. Warne, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, and Stefanie Meyer, MPH Program Coordinator


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