Mentors and Students

Mentors

  • Priscilla R. Sanderson, PhD – CAIR Co-Principal Investigator & Lead Director for Community Engagement-Outreach (Northern Arizona University)
  • Nicolette I. Teufel-Shone, PhD – CAIR Co-Principal Investigatory & Lead Director for Research (University of Arizona)
  • Octaviana Trujillo, PhD- Lead Director, Research Education and Training (NAU)
  • Anna Schwartz PhD, Co-Director of Research (NAU)
  • John Ehiri, PhD – Co-Director for Research, Education & Training (UA)
  • Mark C. Bauer, PhD – Co-Director for Research, Education & Training (Diné College)
  • Brenda Hosley, PhD – SREP Instructor for Research, Education & Training (Diné College)
  • Donald Robinson, PhD – SREP Instructor for Research, Education & Training (Diné College)

Students

Northern Arizona University 

2013
  1. Erelda Gene (Diné) – Student Peer Mentor, Research, Education & Training (2013). 2014 update: Currently in Optometry School of Medicine, Worcester, MA.
  2. Miranda Yellowhorse (Diné) – Student Research Assistant, Research, Education, & Training (2013).
  3. Rebecca Scranton – Student Research Assistant for Research (2012-2013). 2014 update: Currently an MPH student in epidemiology, University of Arizona, AZ.
  4. Melissa Aswad – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (2012-2013).
  5. Sean Paul Begay (Diné/Filipino) – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (2013). 2014 summer intern in the Four Directions Summer Research Program, Harvard University.
  6. Elison Allen (Diné) – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (2013- 2014).
  7. Kwaayesnom Onsae (Hopi) – Student Intern, Community Engagement & Outreach (2013- 2015).
  8. Dylan Kaumaya – Student Intern, Community Engagement & Outreach (2013-2014): Fall 2014: Midwestern University Podiatric Medical School, Glendale, AZ.
  9. Darold Joseph (Hopi) – Doctoral Student Research Assistant, Research, Education & Training (2013- Present).
2014
  1. Lorissa Garcia (Acoma Pueblo) –Student Research Assistant, Administration Core and Community Engagement & Outreach (2014).
  2. Kory Kluge, Cadet Major, 27th Cadet Wing, Air Force ROTC - Student Intern, Community Engagement & Outreach (2014).  August 2014: Commissioned as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He will be stationed at Langley, Virginia.
  3. Melissa Haring (Seneca) – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (June 2014), Lockhaven University, Pennsylvania.
  4. Rory Jimerson (Seneca) – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (June 2014), State University of New York at Brockport.
  5. Derrick Toledo (Jemez Pueblo) – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (June 2014), University of New Mexico.
  6. Towanda Pecos (Jemez Pueblo) – Student Research Assistant, Community Engagement & Outreach (June 2014), Fort Lewis College.
  7. Amber Poleviyuma (Hopi) – NACP Bridges to Baccalaureate Program student, Community Engagement & Outreach (Summer 2014).
2015
  1. Jacqueline Brown - Student Intern, Public Health, Community Engagement and Outreach (Spring 2015)
  2. Shalene Yazzie (Diné) – Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Spring 2016)
  3. Alexis McKinley - Student Research Assistant/Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Fall 2015- Spring 2016)
  4. Tisimpsha Kee (Diné) - Student Research Assistant/Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Fall 2015 – Summer 2016)

 

2016
  1. Desiree Cody.  (Dine')  Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Spring 2016)
  2. Leandra Becenti (Diné) - Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Summer 2016)
  3. Angeleeta Greyeyes (Diné) - Student Research Assistant/Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Summer 2016- Fall 2016) 
  4. Hugo Arzola - Public Health Intern, Community Engagement and Outreach (Fall 2016)