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American Indian Health – The Transition of Tribal Sovereignty, Leander R. McDonald

October 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Leander R. McDonald, PhD, is an enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation and a proud descendant of the Sahnish, Hidatsa, and Hunkpapa Nations. Dr. McDonald has served as the President of United Tribes Technical College for four years. He previously served as Chairman for the Spirit Lake Nation, Vice President of Academic Affairs for Cankdeska Cikana Community College, and Assistant Professor at the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Much of his published research focuses on Native elders’ health risks and disparities, American Indian veterans’ access to healthcare, and American Indians behavior risk factors. During his tenure as the Spirit Lake Chairman, he provided three national testimonies in support of child protection legislation, disparities, and the resources necessary to bring parity to tribal systems.

Details

Date:
October 23, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Phone:
212-824-7292
Email:
publichealth@mssm.edu

Venue

Hess Center for Science and Medicine
1470 Madison Ave, 2nd floor, Davis Auditorium
New York, NY United States
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Details

Date:
October 23, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Phone:
212-824-7292
Email:
publichealth@mssm.edu

Venue

Hess Center for Science and Medicine
1470 Madison Ave, 2nd floor, Davis Auditorium
New York, NY United States
+ Google Map