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Addressing Indigenous Health

Native Americans have historically faced greater health disparities than almost any other population in the United States. The Center for Rural Health (CRH) works with tribal communities to help improve health outcomes and well-being for American Indians, specifically geared toward helping Elders.

What We Can Do for You

Related to addressing Indigenous health, we provide:

Our Expertise

Our Native American programs have a predominantly indigenous staff with expertise in Native geriatrics, Elder abuse, mental health, suicide prevention, health disparities, community-based participatory research and tribal participatory research, resiliency, health and wellness. We have worked with 234 of the 560 federally recognized tribes.

Key Contact

  • Collette Adamsen PhD
    Program Director, National Resource Center on Native American Aging

Current Projects