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Native Research Lecture Series
11 November 2007

November 2007 Guest Lecturer
Dr. Darryl Tonemah (Kiowa/Comanche)
"Strengthening Indian Nations through Strengthening Lifestyles"
Thursday, November 15
10 a.m. 11 a.m.
UTTC Wellness Center Healing Room


Dr. Darryl Tonemah

Session Description:
Dr. Tonemah will discuss his work with diabetes prevention and lifestyle change research among American Indian populations. His findings can help identify critical ways in which Tribal communities can take control of diabetes prevention and combat this disease which affects so many American Indian people. Dr. Tonemah also discusses the important link between health and well-being and how we can all contribute to our personal wellness.

Presenter Description:
Dr. Darryl Tonemah is a man with an interesting story and an interest in story. He has three bachelor's degrees and two master's degrees, as well as a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His undergraduate degrees are in psychology, sociology and gerontology, and his master's degrees are in community counseling and cultural studies. Dr. Tonemah currently works with the National Institutes of Health on diabetes prevention and lifestyle change research among Indian populations and is the director of Health Promotion Programs at the University of Oklahoma. He also works with Native groups across the United States and Canada promoting health and wellness. If that weren't enough, he has appeared in two movies, and is an accomplished musician with four CDs to his credit.

Everyone is invited! Open to the public! Refreshments served!
Presented by: UTTC Office of Research

More Information Dr. Cheryl Long Feather 701-255-3285 x 1491, clongfeather@uttc.edu

 

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