Paula Carter, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Paula Carter is the director of the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA). She is a charter member of the first Society of Indian Psychologists chapter at the University of North Dakota and is interested in building research infrastructure for tribal communities. She is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and is originally from Belcourt, North Dakota.

Projects

Most Recent Publications

  • Native Aging Visions, Summer 2015
    National Resource Center on Native American Aging May 2015
    Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
  • Oral Health in Native American Elderly
    Hall, S., Stensland, P., Morin-Carter, P. August 2014
    The National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) has released a fact sheet using nationwide data from “Identifying our Needs: A Survey of Elders.” Includes information on dental work needed and overall oral health indicators.
  • Native Aging Visions, Spring 2013
    National Resource Center on Native American Aging May 2013
    Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
  • Growing Our Own: Building a Native Research Team
    Gray, J.S., & Carter, P.M.
    Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Volume 44 Issue 2 Pages 160-165, 2012
    This article highlights the team growth, increasing structure, student needs and the faculty and staff involved. It further addresses the support and educational aspects of growing an ongoing, multidisciplinary research team committed to ethical research in Native communities.
  • Interrelationship Between the Society of Indian Psychologists and Counseling Psychology
    Gray, J.S., Carter, P.M., LaFromboise, T.D., & BigFoot, D.S.
    The Counseling Psychologist, Volume 40 Issue 5 Pages 685-698, 2012
    This article examines the interrelationship between SIP and counseling psychology, given their shared beliefs in social justice and culturally competent research, training, and service. Some of the early history of SIP is presented as well as the landmark moments for the organization.

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