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ERIC Number: EJ764948
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5505
Changing the Face of Research: Tribal Colleges Address Community Well-Being
Bird, Dorreen Yellow
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, v18 n4 p12-16 Sum 2007
The article focuses on public health research projects which are being conducted at two Indian colleges; Candeska Cikana Community College in Fort Trotten, North Dakota and Turtle Mountain Community College in Belcourt, North Dakota. Candeska Community College was given a 6 year grant funded by the National Institutes of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases and is using the grant money to develop a grade K-12 diabetes based science education curriculum for schools. Turtle Mountain Community College is host to the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence and is performing genetic research on a medical condition of interest to the Indian community called preclampsia, which is also known as toxemia.
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education. P.O. Box 720, Mancos, CO 81328. Tel: 888-899-6693; Fax: 970-533-9145; Web site: http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota