Research

Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR)

http://www.uaf.edu/canhr/

The Center for Alaska Native Health Research is a collaborative research entity that works with Alaska Native communities, organizations and individuals. CANHR research, faculty and staff work with tribal groups and health care agencies to frame research questions, develop methodologies and procedures, and to interpret and apply data to prevention and treatment.                                   

Indian Health Service Center for Alaska Native Research

http://www.ihs.gov/suicideprevention/

The Indian Health Service is partnership with tribal, federal, state, and community leadership to advance behavioral health and prevent suicide in AI/AN communities.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

http://www.nimhd.nih.gov/

The NIMHD leads scientific research to improve minority health and eliminate health disparities. NIMHD plans, coordinates, reviews and evaluates minority health and health disparities research and activities of the National Institutes of Health, translates and disseminates research information and fosters innovative collaborations and partnerships.

UCLA Health Policy: American Indian Research Program

http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu/programs/health-disparities/american-indian-research/Pages/default.aspx

The American Indian Research Program (AIRP) focuses on the scarcity of resources and data on a broad range of American Indian and Alaska Native health topics, from obesity to cancer survival to suicide and mental health issues. The program draws upon expertise and partnership with other researchers and community groups and works directly to improve the health of American Indian populations through native-grounded research and evaluation.