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Project Team

Evidence-Based Practices and Substance Abuse Treatment for Native Americans

Project Team

The American Indian and Alaska Native Program’s Evidence-Based Practices in

Douglas Novins

Principal Investigator

University of Colorado Denver

Traci Rieckmann

Subcontract Principal Investigator

Oregon Health & Sciences University

Candace Fleming


 University of  Colorado Denver

Laurie Moore

Project Coordinator

University of Colorado Denver

Rupi Legha



​University of Colorado Denver

Advisory Board



Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory Board consists of the following members:


Gregory A. Aarons

University of California - San Diego​

Annie Belcourt-Ditloff

University of Montana

Gordon Belcourt

Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council

Sarah “Sam” Conti

Psychotherapist in private practice

Dennis Dahlke

Southern Ute Community Action Programs

Raymond Daw

Alaska Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Daniel Dickerson

University of California, Los Angeles

Darren Dry

Cherokee Nation Health Services

Candace Fleming

University of Colorado Denver

John Gastorf

Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health

Mose Herne

Indian Health Service

Craig Love


Laurie Moore

University of Colorado Denver

Douglas Novins

University of Colorado Denver

Traci Rieckmann

Oregon Health & Sciences University

Paul Spicer

University of Oklahoma

Advisory Board and Project Team members are happy to correspond with you about this project.

Emeriti Advisory Board Members

Alexandra Fickenscher          University of Colorado - Denver

Caitlin Rasplica          University of Oregon

Kathy Masis                  MT-WY Tribal Leaders Council






Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Phone: 303-724-1414 • Fax: 303-724-1474
Street Address: 13055 E. 17th Ave. • Mailing Address: Mail Stop F800, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, 13055 E. 17th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045

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