5th Alaska Native Health Research Conference

Anchorage, Alaska
Monday, October 16, 2017


Video streaming is no longer available.

Note: All presentations with an asterisk * next to the title will be lived streamed.

CE credits are limited to only those who attend in person. We were not able to provide CEs for those who will be viewing the live stream.

ANHRC#1 - Use this link for the following days and times:
  • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 - 8:00am - 5:00pm - to view Pre-Conference
  • Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 - 8:00am - 2:45pm - to view Main Conference
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:05pm - to view Breakouts
 *AK Epidemiology Studies
 *Research Related to Diet and Nutrition

  • Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 – 8:00am – 10:50am -to view Main Conference
  • Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 - 11:00am – 1:05pm - to view Breakouts
*Session 3C – Biorepositories
*Session 4C – Genetic Testing & Precision Medicine

  • Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 – 1:20pm – 5:15pm - to view Main Conference

ANHRC#2 - Use this link for the following days and times:
 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 - 3:00pm – 5:05pm - to view Breakouts
*Infectious Diseases Research
*Updates on Alaska Native Cancer Epi

  • Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 - 11:00am – 1:05pm - to view Breakouts
*Session 3B – Youth- Focused
*Session 4A – Water and Health





Note, this is a working Agenda, information subject to change. Please check back for more updates.
Updated: 10.24.17

Click on the links in the Agenda to access presentations/handouts.  Materials will be added as received.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - Research Ethics Training Pre-conference
Click HERE to print out Monday's Agenda

Video Streaming use: ANHRC#1
Time Topic                
8:00am Invocation*
8:05am - 8:10am
Charge*
8:10am - 8:15am Agenda for the Day*
8:15am - 10:30am
Research Ethics 101*
  • Ada Sue Selwitz, MA, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
  • William Freeman, MD, MPH, CIP, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
10:30am - 10:45am                    
Break
10:45am - 12:45pm                                     
Research Ethics 101 (cont.)*
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Keynote Lunch Presentation – Restoring Just Relationships in Research* (Lunch Provided)
Kelly Edwards, PhD, University of Washington

1:45pm - 2:00pm
Alaska Area IRB*
Terry Powell, MBA, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium


2:00pm - 3:00pm Tribal Approval of Research Presentations and Discussion*
Moderator - Kelly Edwards, PhD, University of Washington
PanelistsAbbie Wolfe, MA, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Denise Dillard, PhD, Southcentral Foundation, Joe Klejka, MD, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, and Sherman Powell, Norton Sound Health Corporation
3:00pm - 3:15pm Alaska Area Specimen Bank*
Tom Hennessy, MD, MPH, Arctic Investigations Program (AIP), CDC
3:15pm - 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Research Nuts and Bolts Panel*
Moderator - Taija Revels, MPH, CPH, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
6:00pm - 8:00pm Reception and Presentation - Culturally Responsive Biobanking in New Zealand -
Moderator - Timothy Stevenson, MS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Helen Morrin, Curator, Cancer Society Tissue Bank, Department of Pathology, University of Otago Christchurch(NZ)
   
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Main Conference (Day 1)
Click HERE to print out Tuesday's agenda

Video Streaming use: ANHRC#1 (unless otherwise indicated in agenda)
8:00am
Welcome and Charge*
Roald Helgesen, CEO and Hospital Administrator, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
8:05am - 8:10am
Invocation *
8:10am - 8:15am Agenda for the Day*
8:15am - 9:00am
H. Sally Smith Memorial Lecture*
Abbie Willetto Wolfe, MA, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Jack Smith, son

Strength Of Our Grandmothers*

Abigail Echo- Hawk, MA, Urban Indian Health Institute
9:05am - 9:50am
Economic and Education Trends*
Moderator - Diana Redwood, PhD, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Mouhcine Guettabi, PhD, Institute for Social and Economic Research

Demographic Changes and Consequences to Health*

Romy Mohelsky, MPH, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
9:55am - 10:25am
HA2020 Update*
Moderator - Romy Mohelsky, MPH, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Cheryl Dalena, BS, C-TTS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Michael Dickey, MPH, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health
  • Shannon Haggitt, MPH, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
10:25am - 10:40am
Break
10:40am - 11:25am
The Power of Precision Medicine for Alaska Native/American Indian People*
John Molina, MD, JD, LHD, University of Arizona
11:30am - 12:15pm
Aging and Consequences in AI/AN People*
Moderator - Renee Robinson, ParmD, Southcentral Foundation
R. Turner Goins, PhD, Western Carolina University
Jordan Lewis, PhD, MSW, CPG, University of Alaska Anchorage

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Lunch Poster Sessions (Lunch Provided)
Presenters available at posters
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Sugar and Its Impact on Health*
Moderator - Dana Diehl, BA, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Sugar Sweetened Beverages - Karol Fink, MS, RDN, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
  • Assessing SSB in Diet - Diane O’ Brien, PhD, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Oral Health - Mary Williard, DDS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Obesity - Susannah Olnes, MD, Southcentral Foundation
  • Liver Disease - Brian McMahon, MD, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Diabetes - Angela Manderfeld, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
2:45pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Breakout Sessions - Click HERE for details

  • Alaska Epidemiology Studies*(VS - ANHRC#1)
Mortality Among Alaska Native People - Blake
The Epidemiology of Stroke - Trimble
Living Well with Diabetes - Thompson
Surveillance of invasive - Zulz


  • IAPRC Principles for the Conduct of Research in the Arctic

  • Infectious Diseases Research*(VS - ANHRC#2)
4:05pm - 5:05pm
Breakout Sessions - Click HERE for details

  • Aging, Health, and Quality of Life
  • Research Related to Diet and Nutrition*(VS - ANHRC#1)
  • Updates on Alaska Native Cancer Epidemiology*(VS - ANHRC#2)
  • Human Subjects Protection Training for Community Health Workers Part 2
  • Data Tools for American Indian/Alaska Native Populations Workshop Part 2
5:30pm - 7:30pm “We Breathe Again” - Movie and Suicide Research Panelists
Moderator: Tina Woods, PhD, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Evon Peter, Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community and Native Education, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Earl Keggulluk Polk
  • Eddie and Kandis Tate

 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Main Conference (Day 2)
Click HERE to print out Wednesday's agenda

Video Streaming use: ANHRC#1 (unless otherwise indicated in agenda)
8:00am - 8:10am Invocation/Remembrance of Mike Zacharof and Anne Lanier*
  • Dimitri Philemonof, Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association
  • Gretchen Day, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
8:15am - 9:00am
Opioid Panel Discussion*
Moderator -
Tina Woods, PhD, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Andy Jones, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
  • Denise Dillard, PhD, Southcentral Foundation
  • Shane Coleman, Southcentral Foundation
9:05am - 10:50am
Suicide Research Panel*
Moderator –
Roberto Delgado, Jr., PhD
10:50am - 11:00am
Break
11:00am - 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions - Click HERE for details

  • Research Related to Substance Use
  • Youth-focused Research*(VS - ANHRC#2)
  • Biorepositories*(VS - ANHRC#1)

  • Suicide Risk Factors and Prevention Research and Discussion       Part 1(Time 11:00am – 11:30am)
12:05pm - 1:05pm
Breakout Sessions - Click HERE for details

  • Water and Health *(VS - ANHRC#2)
  • Research into Improving Health Care Delivery
  • Genetic Testing & Precision Medicine*(VS - ANHRC#1)

  • Healthy Healers Workshop Part 2
1:20pm - 2:05pm
Lunch Presentation - Pediatric Talk* (Lunch Provided)
Moderator - Christi Flanagan, MPH, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
2:05pm - 2:35pm
Dancing led by Alaska Native Cultural Charter School*
Lorina Warren, Teacher and ANCCS Students
2:35pm - 4:05pm
Research Priorities and Dissemination: Interactive Discussion*
Moderator Renee Robinson, PharmD, MPH, MSPharm, Southcentral Foundation
4:05pm - 4:45pm
Summary and Next Steps*
  • Rhonda Johnson, DrPH, MPH, FNP, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Abigail Echo- Hawk, MA, Urban Indian Health Institute
4:50pm - 5:15pm                                                                                                             
Closing & Evaluations*
Jessica Black, PhD,Tanana Chiefs Conference Health Advisory Board Member/ University of Alaska Fairbanks


 

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    All requests for registration additions, changes and / or cancellations must be in writing via mail, fax or e-mail and received no later than Tuesday, October 3, 2017. All cancellations will be incur an administrative processing fee of $25.00. No refunds or credits will be made after Tuesday, October 3, 2017, however a substitute may be assigned with proper notice. Refunds will be processed after the conference. No refunds will be issued for those who register, but do not attend the conference.
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