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2012 Retrospective: January
December 19, 2012
Take a look back at January 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today ...
Dr. Nicole Stern Assumes New Role as AAIP President With Focus on Reversing Obesity, Encouraging Native Youth To Pursue Medical Careers
September 17, 2012
AAIP Honors Alaskan Doctor as 'Physician of the Year'
August 17, 2012
Dr. David Baines The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) has honored Dr...
Zuni Pueblo Model Paves Way For Healthy Kids
August 02, 2012
Zuni youth at the summer camp “What are you doing this summer?” If you asked the kids of the Zuni Pueblo in western New Mexico today, many of them would tell you they are enrolled ...
SMSC to Match AAIP $100K Grant to Fund Program for Future Native M.D.s
June 06, 2012
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has agreed to match a $100,000 grant from the Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) to assist American Indian and Alaska Native ...
Kickapoo Nation, Located in One of Kansas' Least Healthy Counties, Takes on Fight Against Diabetes
May 23, 2012
KICKAPOO RESERVATION—When it comes to making healthy food choices in Indian country, Dr. Dee Ann DeRoin doesn’t mince words: “Stop the pop. Skip the chips. Dump the donuts...
Traditional Healing Meets Western Medicine
April 20, 2012
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico—Honoring indigenous healing principles, bringing Western trained physicians together with traditional healthcare providers and providing mentorship opportun...
Billy Mills’s New Race
April 04, 2012
Billy Mills with Cheyenne River Sioux youth on the reservation in South Dakota...
Revolutionary Rhoades: At Age 80, the First Native IHS Director Is Still Improving the Indian Health System
March 23, 2012
Dr. Everett Rhoades There are people who work in Indian health, and then there are those who champion it. Dr. Everett R. Rhoades , Kiowa , is definitely the latter...
National Obesity Conference to Focus on Increasing Healthy Foods and Environments
January 09, 2012
It’s no secret that childhood obesity is soaring, especially among Native American children...
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