Northern Arizona University (NAU) student Melissa Wheeler was recently named one of 10 Rising Graduate Scholars nationwide by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
Wheeler is in her fourth year of the university’s counseling and school psychology education doctoral program and recently joined the NAU Center for Health Equity and Research’s (CHER) new Culturally Centered Addictions Research Training (C-CART) program.
Through C-CART, Wheeler will be studying culturally appropriate substance use treatment approaches with tribal members around Flagstaff. This has also become the focus of her dissertation. Read more here from The AZ Daily Sun.