April 2, 2013

Talk on diabetes prevention in Native American population to be April 5

Community Research Partners presents the lecture "Diabetes Prevention in the Native American Community: Success, Barriers, & Collaboration," sponsored by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core.

The Indian Health Service has implemented the diabetes prevention program in 38 Native American communities.

There have been special challenges in implementing the curriculum, as well as amazing successes. Collaboration with tribal leaders and working within cultural norms have been a learning experience. This talk will discuss how the program is faring, and how we can better serve this audience.

Presenter: Darryl Tonemah, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma and of American Indian Health & Management Policy

Date: Friday, April 5, 8:30–10 a.m.

Location: 2525 West End Ave., 6th Floor Board Room

To RSVP: contact Christine.c.king@vanderbilt.edu. Light breakfast provided.