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Big Data, Precision Medicine, Research and Resilience in Southeast Indian Country Symposium
March 24, 2022 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pmFree
Join leading Indigenous health leaders and scientists as they discuss the ethical use of Native genetic, microbiome, biological, and cultural data. A one-day virtual symposium featuring a renowned Indigenous keynote speaker, leading Native scientists and health experts, conversation with Tribal leaders, and a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) event for graduate, undergraduate and high school students. This is a Native designed program. Please support Indigenous research.
Can’t attend? Please register. We will send you the symposium recording after the event!
- How a global movement toward data sovereignty is impacting health, science, ancient and ancestral social data and research
- Ethical, political, and economic issues surrounding Indigenous genomic and cultural data collection and use
- Best practices for community-engaged research
- Best practices for working with Southeast tribal communities within a cultural and political context
- Research needs and data sufficiency issues in Southeast Indian Country
Māui Hudson, BHSc, AIT, MHSc, AUT (Whakatōhea)
Associate Professor, Director, Te Kotahi Research Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Amy Locklear Hertel, JD, MSW (Lumbee and Coharie)
Executive Vice Provost, UNC Chapel Hill
Joseph Yracheta, DrPH (Pūrepecha–Mexican Indigenous)
Executive Director, Native BioData Consortium
Jada Lynn Brooks, PhD, MSPH, RN, FAAN (Lumbee)
Associate Professor and Ross Distinguished Term Scholar of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, UNC Chapel Hill
Matthew Anderson, PhD (Eastern Cherokee descent)
Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Microbial Infection & Immunity, Principal Investigator, Anderson LabThe Ohio State University
Keolu Fox, PhD (Kanaka Maoli – Native Hawaiian)
Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Global Health Program, University of California San Diego
Debra Mathews, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, Department of Genetic Medicine, Assistant Director for Science Programs Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University
Danielle Hilraldo, PhD, MPA (Lumbee)
Tribal Outreach Specialist, Senior Researcher, University of Arizona
Welcome and offering 8:45 a.m. EST
Speakers then panel 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m. EST
STEAM Native student network
All welcome – no borders
12 p.m.–1 p.m. EST
KEYNOTE speaker 1:15 p.m.EST
Tribal conversation with regional health leaders 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. EST
Southeast Native American Health Data (SENAHD) in collaboration with the Native BioData Consortium, the first 501(c)(3) nonprofit research institute led by Indigenous scientists and tribal members in the United States.
The purpose of the SENAHD initiative is to bring information and programming to Southeast tribal communities, researchers, and health professionals about the ethical use of Indigenous genetic, microbiome, biological, and cultural data.