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Learning from American Indian and Alaska Native Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Abstract: This talk will cover the complexities and nuances between American Indian and Alaska Native Communities and COVID-19. Specifically, I will discuss the unique environmental, social, and cultural implications for COVID-19 for Indian country. This discussion will extend beyond the limitations and hardships that AIAN populations have had to shoulder during the pandemic and highlight the resilience that AIAN communities have emulated as lessons for public health officials

Bio: As a member of the Metlakatla Indian Community (Tsimshian) of Alaska, Jerreed is dedicated to health research for North American Indigenous (Alaska Native, American Indian, First Nations, Native Hawaiian) populations. Dr. Ivanich is an Assistant Professor at the Colorado School of Public Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health. His work meets at the intersections of prevention science, social network analysis, and adolescent health. Through community-based participatory research, Dr. Ivanich aims to take the knowledge and strengths of communities and put them in dialogue with the broader research field to improve public health and advance scientific methods.

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Region/Office: National
Mar 10, 2021
10:00AM - 11:00AM CT
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Class Overview

SCR CONNECTions is a monthly web conference presented by the Network of the National Library of Medicine South Central Region on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources and technology topics.

Sessions will be eligible for one hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.

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