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Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health


The mission for the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH) is to promote the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives, of all ages, by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, and information dissemination within a biopsychosocial framework that recognizes the unique cultural contexts of this special population.

New Journal Issue​​​

Volume 26, Issue 2

This special issue showcases the work of the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH), a NIMHD-sponsored partnership to build tribal research infrastructure and promote transdisciplinary research teams to improve American Indian health. The main goal of this special issue is to​:
  •  Convey the immense impact of the creation of CRCAIH and resulting long-lasting impact

  • Showcase the applicability to other partnerships and create a vision for future partnerships​

  • Synthesize lessons learned and provide directions for future investment in tribal infrastructure and research in AI health

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