Ruby Fried, assistant professor of Health Science within the Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies of the UAA Div. of Population Health Sciences, helped host the Regional Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation Symposium with the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association from April 12 to 14, 2022.
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Ruby Fried, assistant professor of Health Science, and Micah Hahn, assistant professor of Environmental Health, of the Institute for Circumpolar Health Sciences within the Div. of Population Health Sciences, have co-authored an article, titled “COVID-19 in Remote Alaska Communities: A Longitudinal View of a Novel Pandemic.” This statewide, longitudinal study on remote communities provides a perspective based on the lived experience of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people living in remote Arctic communities, and an opportunity for evidence- and strengths-based responses to the many impacts of COVID-19.
Health sciences major Gloria Renken receives AARP Alaska scholarship
Corrie Whitmore, assistant professor of health sciences with DPHS, was elected as president of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Board of Directors.
Dr. Travis Hedwig collaborates with At Home in the North, an effort focused on advancing a contextually and culturally relevant understanding of the northern housing continuum. Travis is a cultural and medical anthropologist and is a faculty member in the Division of Population Health Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is interested in applied health research, particularly issues of mental and behavioral health, housing and homelessness, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and other disabilities, and community health.
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