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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado School of Public Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health serves as the home institution for the TRC.  The Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health has been a national leader in health research with AIAN communities for almost 30 years, with an established reputation of exemplary and innovative studies. In addition to the TRC, the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health includes 6 other research centers, including: 1) the Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Health Disparities, supported by National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities; 2) the Center for AIAN Diabetes Translation Research, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders; 3) the Native Elder Research Center funded by National Institute on Aging; 4) the Center for Native American TeleHealth and TeleEducation funded by the Veterans Administration; 5) the Center for Native Oral Health Disparities funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research; and 6) the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Competitive Grant Program Coordinating Center funded by the Indian Health Service. Together, CAIANH represents an integrated family of programs, supporting 69 faculty and staff, 60% of whom are AIAN.  The Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health tribal community collaborative network is large, including partnerships with 69 tribes, 38 tribal community-based health organizations, and 12 Alaska Native regional corporations, distributed across 26 states. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado School of Public Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health serves as the home institution for the TRC.  The Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health has been a national leader in health research with AIAN communities for almost 30 years, with an established reputation of exemplary and innovative studies. In addition to the TRC, the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health includes 6 other research centers, including: 1) the Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Health Disparities, supported by National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities; 2) the Center for AIAN Diabetes Translation Research, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders; 3) the Native Elder Research Center funded by National Institute on Aging; 4) the Center for Native American TeleHealth and TeleEducation funded by the Veterans Administration; 5) the Center for Native Oral Health Disparities funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research; and 6) the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Competitive Grant Program Coordinating Center funded by the Indian Health Service. Together, CAIANH represents an integrated family of programs, supporting 69 faculty and staff, 60% of whom are AIAN.  The Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health tribal community collaborative network is large, including partnerships with 69 tribes, 38 tribal community-based health organizations, and 12 Alaska Native regional corporations, distributed across 26 states.

The University of Colorado team members include: Drs. Doug Novins (Director), Michelle Sarche (Associate Director), Nancy Whitesell (Associate Director), Candace Fleming (Tribal Child Care Lead), Bob Emde (Senior Advisor), Calvin Croy (Senior Data Analyst), and Nancy Asdigian (Senior Analyst), and Laurie Moore (Data Analyst), Caitlin Trucksess (Project Coordinator), and Brad Morse (Project Coordinator).

 

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