Deborah Morton

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PhD, MA, Epidemiologist/Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos

Dr. Morton teaches courses in public health, epidemiology, and American Indian Health and Wellness. Since 2001, she has been an investigator on several research grants with American Indian populations in California. She is Founder and Chair of the Indian Health Council, Inc. Institutional Review Board which reviews research proposals for tribal communities in southern California. She is Co-PI on the California Native American Research Center in Health (CA-NARCH) funded continuously by Indian Health Service and NIH (NIGMS) since 2001. Among her many publications, one on which she is lead author is entitled, “Creating Research Capacity Through a Tribally-based IRB” in the American Journal of Public Health (2013).