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"If About Us, Not Without Us" Decolonizing Research for Indigenous Futures

Part of the UAHS EDI Speaker Series

Dr. Cordova-Marks will be discussing the impacts of colonialism on Indigenous health worldwide, with a focus on Indigenous research methods in the fields of cancer, caregiving (those providing care to a family member with a chronic health condition) and wellness.

Speaker: Felina Cordova-Marks DrPH, MPH, MSc

Dr. Felina Cordova-Marks (Hopi) is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona Zuckerman College of Public Health in the department of Health Promotion Sciences, Director of Tribal Engagement for the Zuckerman College of Public Health CoVHORT (COVID- 19 Cohort Research Study), Executive Committee member of the Hopi Education Endowment Fund Board and Associate Editor for the American Association for Cancer Research's Journal, Cancer Research Communications. She is a published author on topics such as cancer, cardiology, informal health caregiving, mental health, health disparities and American Indian health.

Felina has recently been named a Diversity and Inclusion Leader for Arizona and is also currently an American Psychosocial Oncology Society Health Equity Scholar. Past awards and recognition include being named Tucson's Woman of the Year-40 Under 40 by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Ben's Bells Honoree, an NIH Health Disparities Research Institute Fellow, a Tribal Researchers Cancer Control Fellow, National Native American 40 Under 40, and University of Arizona Centennial Award recipient.

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Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 11:00 am

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Online Event

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UAHS Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

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