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Nicolette Teufel-Shone PhD

Nicolette  Teufel-Shone PhD

Adjunct Professor, Public Health

Health Promotion Sciences Department

PO Box: 245209


Nicolette I. Teufel-Shone is a Professor in the College of Health and Human Services and Associate Director of the Center for Health Equity Research at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ.  For 30 years, she has worked with Native Nations to build local capacity and leverage social and cultural assets to improve community health. She and her tribal colleagues have maintained long-term tribe-university partnerships to designed shift community and institutional norms to support health and health behaviors.  Over the last 10 years, she has mentored more than 45 American Indian/Alaska Native graduate students in public health research and service.

Research Synopsis

Public Health and Anthropology, Nutritional Anthropology, Health Behaviors and Chronic Disease, Health Promotion with Native American communities, and Building Community Capacity to address Health Promotion.

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