Resources

Videos

April 22, 2022
Tribal Health Research and Resources Related to Bone, Muscle, Skin, and Autoimmune Diseases
Dr. David R. Wilson, director of THRO, and Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell, director of NIH’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, talk about bone, muscle, skin, and autoimmune diseases; their impact on AI/AN people; and related research and resources.

November 29, 2021
Drug Use and Addiction
Dr. David R. Wilson, director of THRO, and Dr. Nora Volkow, director of NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, talk about current issues related to drug use and addiction, including the impacts of COVID-19, the importance of cultural strengths, and NIH research.

November 23, 2021
Event Recording: The Interconnectedness of Culture and Science
THRO hosted a virtual guest lecture with Dr. Donald Warne, of the University of North Dakota, about the interconnectedness of culture and science to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and Native ingenuity and culture.

July 15, 2021
Mental Health
Dr. David R. Wilson, director of THRO, and Dr. Joshua Gordon, director of NIH’s National Institute of Mental Health, discuss current issues related to mental health in AI/AN communities, including the impacts of COVID-19, the importance of suicide prevention, and NIH research and resources.

December 15, 2020
COVID-19 Research and Vaccines
Dr. David R. Wilson, director of THRO, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, address important questions surrounding COVID-19 research, clinical trials, and vaccines within American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

March 6, 2017
Storytelling Challenge: Health and Wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
THRO sponsored a video storytelling challenge to create awareness around American Indian and Alaska Native culture and how it supports health and well-being in Native communities. View the selected videos.

Student Resources

Student Spotlight with Leah Nez
Leah Nez conducted research with NIH as an undergraduate student and post baccalaureate fellow. She shares her background and experiences, path to studying bioethics, and advice for other students.

LinkedIn
Connect with THRO on LinkedIn to help us establish an online community of professionals and students working in or with interest in Tribal health research.

Find training and internship opportunities listed on NIH’s Office of Intramural Training & Education website and the NIH Training Opportunities webpage.

Newsletters

  • Honoring Health
    NIH information and resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives

  • NIH News In Health
    Practical consumer health news and information based on NIH research

Reports and Meeting Summaries

This page last reviewed on September 15, 2022