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Alumnae Drs. Cynthia Pearson and Myra Parker Develop New Curriculum Prioritizing Tribal Sovereignty, Cultural Respect

Alumnae Drs. Cynthia Pearson and Myra Parker Develop New Curriculum Prioritizing Tribal Sovereignty, Cultural Respect

Health Services alumnae Dr. Cynthia Pearson and Dr. Myra Parker have developed a training curriculum for scientists and members of tribal communities that clearly explains informed consent, tribal sovereignty and culturally respectful study.

“There is a way you can produce and publish results without harming community,” says Cynthia.

Cynthia and Myra have co-authored an article about the new curriculum, published in Critical Public Health, and available here

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