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2018 National Native American Heritage Month Celebration

November 1, 2018

The NIH Tribal Health Research Office invites you to join us in honoring Native American Heritage Month. This celebration will include a presentation and discussion from special guest Dr. Joseph Gone, clinical-community psychologist and Professor of Anthropology and of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard University. As this celebration’s special guest, Dr. Gone will share his thoughts and discuss American Indian therapeutic traditions and modern health treatments.

Tribal Advisory Committee Nominations for New Members Requested

June 2, 2017

National Native American Heritage Month - Thursday, November 9, 2017

Tribal Advisory Committee Nominations for New Members Requested

NIH Letter to Tribal Leaders

Annual Tribal Consultation Session

May 8, 2017

NIH Letter to Tribal Leaders

NIH is pleased to announce that it will host its annual consultation session on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Alaska Time as a pre-meeting to the National Indian Health Board's Tribal Public Health Summit in Anchorage, Alaska. NIH staff will briefly review the structure, mission, and general functions of the NIH in leading biomedical research. Participating tribal members will then be asked to provide research priorities and concerns that can be used to help the NIH Tribal Health Research Office develop its first strategic plan. This consultation session will be held in-person with a toll-free conference line available. Tribal leaders and participants may obtain the login information and agenda from the NIH Tribal Health Research Office website: https://dpcpsi.nih.gov/thro

"Storytelling about Health and Wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities" Challenge Winners Announced

April 6, 2017

  • In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, the Tribal Health Research Office announced the “Storytelling about Health and Wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities” Challenge.
  • The AI/AN population has long experienced a disparity in certain health conditions compared with other Americans. AI/AN communities have higher rates of diseases and disorders across several areas of health such as diabetes, chronic liver disease, certain cancers, mental health, and substance use.
  • The NIH hoped that this Challenge would incentivize the public to showcase the strengths and resilience of these communities, their heritage and traditions, and how their culture promotes their health and well-being.

NIH Letter to Tribal Leaders

January 30, 2017

NIH Letter to Tribal Leaders

NIH Informational/Consultation Session on Tribal Interests in Research Involving Human Participants

Join us for a webinar on Feb 23, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST. The webinar will open at 2:00 PM EST to allow users time to test the connection.

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