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Conference Agenda

Wednesday August 8, 2018

Time

Activity

Room

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information

Waconia Foyer

8:00 - 8:50 AM

Opening Session:

  • Opening Prayer
  • Welcome: Joanna Bryant, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, Wellness Administrator
  • Opening Remarks: Rachael Tracy, IHS; Sarah EchoHawk, AISES, Carrie Billy, AIHEC, and Agnes Attakai, NRN
  • Conference Overview & Announcements

Waconia I & II

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address: Joseph Robertson, PhD
The Impact of Data Sovereignty on American Indian Self-Determination: A Framework Proof of Concept Using Data Science

Waconia I & II

10:00 – 10:15 AM

Break

Waconia Foyer

10:15 - 11:15 AM

Concurrent Sessions 1

 

 

Breakout 1: BH
Melissa Holder, PhD
Indigenous Students’ Sources of Strength at a Tribal University

Waconia I & II

 

Breakout 2: TEK/EH
Mary Kay O'Rourke, PhD
"Student Science" Educational Outreach by Hopi Environmental Health Project Investigators

Isanti III

 

Breakout 3: BHSR
Julie Stoner, PhD
Shelley Cole, PhD
Cynthia West, MA
The Strong Heart Study – Approaches for Collaborative Biomedical Research with American Indian Communities

Isanti II

11:15 - 11:30 AM

Break

Waconia Foyer

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Session 1
Topic: BH
Melissa Walls, PhD
Indigenous Culture and Health: Identifying Pathways to Wellness through Community-Based Participatory Research

Waconia I & II

12:30 - 2:30 PM

Lunch & Poster Session

Waconia III & IV

2:30 - 3:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions 2

 

 

Breakout 1: BH
Katrina Rodriguez, BA
Native Transformation Project in the Pacific Northwest: Exploring Coast Salish Strengths & Resilience Against Substance and Opioid Use Disorders

Waconia I & II

 

Breakout 2: TEK/EH
Matthew Dellinger, MS, PhD
Gigiigoo'inaan, "Our Fish" Innovations to Improve Environmental Health Literacy

Isanti III

 

Breakout 3: BHSR
Krystal Tsosie, MPH, MA
Leveraging individual and community ethics to protect Tribal concerns in genomics research

Isanti II

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Break

Waconia Foyer

3:45 - 4:45 PM

Plenary Session 2
Topic: BCSR
Jeff Henderson, MD, MPH
The Good Red Road: Intersections of Culture, Science, Policy and American Indian Health Disparities

Waconia I & II

4:45 - 6:30 PM

Faculty-Student Mentoring Circles
Agnes Attakai, MPA

Waconia I & II

Thursday August 9, 2018

Time

Activity

Room

6:00 AM

Wellness Activity- Yoga

Isanti I

7:00 - 8:00 AM

Breakfast – On Your Own

 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information

Waconia Foyer

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Opening Announcement
Agnes Attakai, MPA

Plenary Session 3
Topic: Training
Rachael Tracy, MPH
Institutional Review Boards: Navigating the Maze of Indian Health Service and Tribal Institutional Review Boards

Waconia I & II

9:30 – 9:45 AM

Break

Waconia Foyer

9:45 – 10:45 AM

Concurrent Session 3

 

 

Breakout 1: BH
Kerri Patrick Wertz, PhD
The Role of Culturally-Related Anxiety in Fulfilling a Tribal College’s Mission

Waconia I & II

 

Breakout 2: TM
Lonnie Nelson, PhD
Celina Mahinalani GarzaThe Benefits of Motivational Interviewing in Indigenous Communities
"Student Science" Educational Outreach by Hopi Environmental Health Project Investigators

Isanti III

 

Breakout 3: BHSR
Lyle Best, MD
Leukocyte Expression Of C-Reactive Protein Is Minimal And Not Dependent On RS1205 Genotype

Isanti II

10:45 – 11:00 AM

Break

Waconia Foyer

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Plenary Session 4
Topic: Traditional Medicine
Tommy K. Begay, PhD, MPH
Researching Sacred Wisdom: A Clash of Paradigms

Waconia I & II

12:00 – 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

Waconia III & IV

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Film: “We Breathe Again” (2017)

Waconia I & II

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Concurrent Session 4

 

 

Breakout 1: Training
Tamara A. Henry, Ed.D.
Assessing Native American Faculty Needs in Higher Education

Waconia I & II

 

Breakout 2: Training
Agnes Attakai, MPA
Establishing a Mentoring Program for Students and Faculty

Isanti III

 

Breakout 3: BHSR
Kathy Etz, PhD
Unique consideration for AI AN research and the NIH Opioid research initiatives in responses to the opioid crisis

Isanti II

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Break

Waconia I & II

3:15 – 4:15 PM

Plenary Session 5:
End-of-Day Reflections

Agnes Attakai, MPA
Student Poster Presentations: Awards & Recognition

Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH

NCAI Tribal Research Futures Game Preview

Waconia I & II

4:15 – 5:15 PM

Native Faculty Focus Group
Tamara A. Henry, EdD
Assessing Native American Faculty Needs in Higher Education: 9-12 participants are requested

Waconia I & II

Friday August 10, 2018

Time

Activity

Room

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Wellness Activity – Walk/Run
Maggie Grandon, MS

Meet in Hotel Lobby

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Final Plenary:
Julie E. Lucero, PhD, MPH
Amber Emerson, MPP
Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH
Tribal Research Futures: Resources to Strengthen Governance, Trust & Culture in Tribal Academic Research Partnerships

Conference Closing:

Closing Prayer

Waconia I & II