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Covering the effect of the coronavirus on Native Americans

06/10/20     ,

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June 10, 1:30 p.m. ET

For an in-depth look at how to report on the effect the novel coronavirus is having on Native Americans, AHCJ will host a webcast with Donald Warne, M.D., M.P.H., the director of the Indians Into Medicine program and director of the master of public health program in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota. A member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, S.D., Warne will explain how the virus is affecting Native Americans, the best sources of data about the outbreak in Native American tribes, and how journalists can cover the pandemic in these underserved communities.

  • Donald Warne, M.D, M.P.H.

  • Moderator: Joseph Burns, AHCJ topic leader/insurance

Donald Warne is the associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion and the director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health programs, and professor of family and community medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota. A member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, S.D., Warne serves as the senior policy adviser to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board in Rapid City, S.D. He received his M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine and his M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health.


Donald Warne


Joseph Burns