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Center for indigenous health

President's Frontier Award
Indigenous health researcher Melissa Walls honored
Published Feb 14, 2023
Walls, co-director of the university's Center for Indigenous Health, will receive a $250,000 grant to further her community-based work improving the health and well-being of native communities
Indigenous health
A 'world of play' for Indigenous children
Published Dec 6, 2022
Through a LEGO Foundation grant, the Johns Hopkins Center for Indigenous Health will expand its Family Spirit home-visiting program and develop Indigenous-designed outdoor playspaces in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Center for Indigenous Health expands focus
Published Sept 15, 2022
The center's new name reflects broader scope for work with Indigenous community members in the U.S. and around the world
Acclaimed Indigenous health researcher Donald Warne joins Bloomberg School
Published Aug 3, 2022
He will serve as co-director of the Center for American Indian Health and as the school's Provost Fellow for Indigenous Policy
Data visualization
COVID-19's disproportionate impact on American Indian, Alaska Native tribes
Published Oct 11, 2021
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, Center for American Indian Health launch visualization of pandemic spread within Tribal Nations
An Olympic dream for the Iroquois
Published Fall 2021
JHU's Peter Milliman will serve as head coach of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team at the World Games / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Faculty news
Center for American Indian Health announces endowed Santosham chair in Native American Health
Published March 19, 2021
Victoria O'Keefe will provide permanent support for Native American research leadership at the center
Published Winter 2020
Since 1990, the Center for American Indian Health has worked to prevent infectious disease and promote positive health outcomes in Native American populations / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Home-visiting program shows promise of reducing risk of obesity
Published Nov 16, 2020
Lessons on healthy feeding practices delivered by Native American home visitors put Navajo infants on a healthier growth trajectory, lowering their risks for obesity, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health
Reawakening our Indigenous roots
Published Oct 23, 2020
U.S. leaders must recommit to the principles of Indigenous leadership to strengthen our democracy, says Allison Barlow, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health