TECs in the Media

TECs in the Media

Dr. CH Huntley’s Public Health Epidemiology Careers Podcast

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Dr. CH Huntley

New Release

Episode #215

Administrative Support at Alaska Native Epidemiology Center, with Annie Okpealuk

Today’s guest has learned a great deal about public health through her administrative support role within a public health organization. She joins us to share more about her role as well as her perspective of public health and the impact of the tribal epidemiology centers on the tribal community in Alaska.

September 28, 2021


Previous Episodes

Episode #211

Filling The Gap Between Clinical Health Care & Public Health, With Dr. Meghan O’Connell

August 31, 2021

Episode #206

Child Health and Wellness with Denny MedicineBird, Oklahoma Tribal Epidemiology Center

July 26, 2021

Episode #202

For the Community, By the Community, Interview with Alejandra Cabrera, MPH

June 29, 2021

Episode #184

United South and Eastern Tribes, Tribal Epidemiology Center, with Imani Ransby, MPH

February 23, 2021

Episode #180

Alaska Native Epidemiology Center, with Audrey Juliussen & Jordan Skan

January 25, 2021

Episode #176

Interview With Forrest Lester and Delores Becenti, Navajo Epidemiology Center

December 28, 2020

Episode #171

Interview With Dr. Amruta Dixit, Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center

November 23, 2020

Episode #167

Interview with Samantha Lucas-Pipkorn, Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center

October 27, 2020

Episode #163

Tribal Epidemiology Centers, Resources & COVID-19 Response

September 28, 2020

Episode #158

Interview with Chris TallBear, Oklahoma Tribal Epidemiology Center

August 24, 2020

Episode #154

Interview with Tommy Ghost Dog and Celena McCray, Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center

July 27, 2020

Episode #150

Interview with Jonathan Davis, Arizona Tribal Epidemiology Center

June 29, 2020

Episode #145

Interview with Antoinette Medina, California Tribal Epidemiology Center

May 25, 2020

Episode #141

Interview with Wyatt Pickner and Crisandra Wilkie, Urban Indian Health Institute

April 27, 2020

Episode #137

Interview with Emily Good Weasel, MPH, Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center

March 30, 2020

How prejudice affects official search for missing Indigenous women, other women of color

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PBS NewsHour

PBS – While Gabby Petito’s death has captured national attention, tens of thousands of people are reported missing or murdered every year in the U.S. Native women are murdered at rates 10 times the national average. In Wyoming alone, 710 indigenous people were reported missing from 2011 to 2020. Amna Nawaz discusses those statistics with Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of the Urban Indian Health Institute.

By Amna Nawaz & Claire Mufson
September 27, 2021

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Round Valley Tribes Reimplements Emergency Declaration Because of COVID

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Redheaded Blackbelt

Kym Kemp – In mid-March 2020 the Round Valley Indian Tribes declared a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Out of an abundance of caution, Tribal President, James A. Russ, and Tribal Council made the decision to enact the emergency declaration in the interest of the health and well-being of our tribe and community members. By authority, the Round Valley Indian Tribes is re-implementing the order to reduce the current COVID-19 positivity rate. Tribal Leadership continues to fully support this effort.

By Kym Kemp
September 4, 2021

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Navajo Nation issues vaccine mandate for tribal workers; 80 percent already vaccinated

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Associated Press

NHO News – WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — All Navajo Nation executive branch employees will need to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 by the end of September or be required to submit to regular testing, according to an executive order announced by President Jonathan Nez Aug. 22.

By Associated Press
August 24, 2021

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Many states don’t consistently track tribal death data, masking COVID-19 impact on Native Americans, study finds

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Yahoo News

USA Today – Abigail Echo-Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, has lost six fellow Native loved ones to COVID-19. She is not alone. Throughout the pandemic, Indigenous people were the most likely group to be hospitalized and die of the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, followed by Hispanic and Black people.

By Nada Hassanein
August 18, 2021

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