Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools

Federal Agencies and Contributing Partners

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD)
Lawrence Agodoa, M.D., Director, Office of Minority Health Research Coordination
Sanford Garfield, Ph.D., DETS Program Director
Jennifer Curry, Program Specialist


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Native Diabetes Wellness Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Albuquerque, NM)
Lemyra DeBruyn, Ph.D.
Dawn Satterfield, Ph.D., RN, CDE


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Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, Indian Health Service (Albuquerque, NM)
Kelly Acton, MD, MPH, FACP, Director
Lorraine Valdez, RN, MPA, CDE, Deputy Director/Nurse Consultant
Tammy L. Brown, RD, MPH, BC-A M, CDE, Nutrition Consultant


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Office of Science Education, National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD)
Bonnie Kalberer, Consultant




Contributing Partners

Doug Coulson, Ph.D., PS International, External Evaluator
Michelle Chino, Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas, Ethnographic Interviewer
Carolee Dodge-Francis, Ed.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas, DETS Sister Site Coordinator
Marilyn Hetzel, Northwest Indian College, Consultant
Barbara Schulz - Northwest Indian College, Consultant

DETS External Advisory Committee Members

Roger Bybee, Ph.D., Biological Science Curriculum Study
Robin Butterfield, National Education Agency
Jody Chase, Ph.D., National Science Foundation
Gerald Gipp, Ph.D., American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Cindy La Marr, Capitol Area Indian Resources, Inc.
Joseph Taylor, Ph.D., Biological Science Curriculum Study
Roberto Trevino, Ph.D., Bienestar Health Program, Social and Health Research Center
Alvin Windy-Boy, Rocky Boy Indian Reservation

Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools
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