Awarded NARCH Recipients

NARCH VIII Programs [PDF, 725KB]

NARCH VII Programs [PDF, 665KB]

NARCH V and VI Programs [PDF, 1.5MB]

NARCH Centers (NARCH III & IV), Web Sites and ProjectsFunding PartnerPrincipal Investigator & Contact Information
1) Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board Link to external web siteMariana Kennedy
5015 Prospect Avenue N.E.
Albequerque, NM 87110
Tel: 505-764-0036 x107
mkennedy@aaihb.org
Listening to Each Other-Substance Abuse InterventionNIDA
Tribal Cancer Control ProjectNCI
Juvenile Justice Program: Incarcerated Youth at RiskNIGMS
Student Development ProjectNIGMS
Community Based Participatory Research NIMHD
2) White Mountain Apache Tribe Link to external web site

or

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Center for American Indian Health Link to external web site
NIMHDMariddie J. Craig
Tel: 928-521-2230
mariddiec@wmat.nsn.us
or
Allison Barlow
Tel: 410-614-2072
Abarlow@jhsph.edu

Center for American Indian Health
621 N. Washington Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Youth Suicide Prevention Using Community-Based, Participatory ResearchORWH
Prevention of Pneumococcal Spread Within Apache FamiliesNIAID
Student and Faculty Development ProjectsNIGMS
3) Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Link to external web siteAnne P. Lanier
4000 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Tel: 907-729-3663
aplanier@anthc.org

or

Deborah Brollini
4000 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Tel: 907-729-2918
dbrollini@anthc.org
Autoimmune Liver Disease in Alaska NativesNIAID
Nicotine Exposure and Metabolism in Alaska NativesNIDA
Tobacco-Free Alaska Native FamiliesNIGMS
Bronchiectasis Observational Study in Alaska Native ChildrenNHLBI
Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Among Al/AN InfantsNIAAA
4) Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmens' Health Board (AATCHB) Link to external web siteAdeola Jaiyeola
1770 Rand Road
Rapid City, SD 57702
Predicting Insulin Resistance in American Indian Youth
(Diabetes and pre-diabetes in Northern Plains tribal youth)
NIDDK
Screening for Asthma Among Children in Northern Plains Tribal CommunitiesNHLBI
Validation Study of Depression and Anxiety Measures with Northern Plains IndiansNIDA
5) California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) Link to external web siteJames A. Crouch
4400 Auburn Blvd., 2nd floor
Sacramento, CA 95841
Tel: 919-929-9761
James.crouch@crihb.net

or

Carol Korenbrot
4400 Auburn Blvd., 2nd floor
Sacramento, CA 95841
carol.korenbrot@crihb.net
Variation in Preventable Hospitalization Outcomes in Tribal Health ProgramsAHRQ
6) Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) Link to external web siteThomas M. Becker
527 SW Hall, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-494-1175
beckert@ohsu.edu

or

Luella Azule
527 SW Hall, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-228-4185 x275
lazule@npaihb.org
Internet-Assisted Diabetes Care in Rural AI/AN (Study of self management of Type 2 Diabetes)NIGMS
Faculty Development ProjectNIGMS
Student Development ProjectNIGMS
Summer Research Training InstituteNIMHD
7) Black Hills Center For American Indian Health (BLCAIH)Jeffrey A. Henderson
701 St. Joseph Street, Suite 204
Rapid City, SD 57701
Tel: 605-348-6100
jhenderson@bhcaih.org

or

Sandy Albertson
701 St. Joseph Street, Suite 204
Rapid City, SD 57701
salbertson@bhcaih.org
Contextual Issues in Traditional Lakota HealingNCCAM
Theory-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening InterventionNIC
Clinical & Public Health Research Training ProjectNIGMS
8) Navajo Nation/Diné CollegeAnselm Roanhorse
Navajo Nation Division of Health
P.O. Box 1390
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Tel: 928-871-6350/6068
a.roanhorse@nndoh.org

or

Martha Austin-Garrison
Diné College
Center for Diné Studies
P.O. Box 580
Shiprock, NM 86033
Tel: 505-368-3650
maustin@dinecollege.edu
Diné College
Navajo Ethno-Medical Encyclopedia Research ProjectNCCAM
9) Indian Health Council, Inc. (Southern California)

CANARCH

or

Indian Health Link to external web site
Daniel Calac
Tel: 760-749-1410
narchoffice@indianhealth.com

or

Lucy M. Cunningham
Tel: 619-594-7978
lcunningham@projects.sdsu.edu
P.O. Box 406
Pauma Valley, CA 92061
Burden and Resilience Among Caregivers of Frail EldersOWRH
Student Development ProjectNIGMS
10) Oklahoma NARCH (ONARCH): Cherokee/Chickasaw

ONARCH Link to external web site

or

http://www.chickasaw.net Link to external web site
Tina M. Cooper
Chickasaw Nation Health System
1001 North Country Club Road
Ada, OK 74820
Tel: 580-421-6260
Tina.Cooper@chickasaw.net
Clinical Trial to Improve Outcomes in Fetal Alcohol SyndromeNIAAA
Student Development ProjectNIGMS
Understanding Rheumatic Disease in Oklahoma Tribal MembersNIAMS
The ONARCH Faculty Development & Mentoring ProgramNIGMS
11) InterTribal Council of Arizona, Inc. Link to external web siteTina M. Cooper
Chickasaw Nation Health System
1001 North Country Club Road
Ada, OK 74820
Tel: 580-421-6260
Tina.Cooper@chickasaw.net
Faculty Development Project and Research Resource CoreNIGMS
Student Development ProjectNIGMS
12) Southcentral Foundation (Alaska) Link to external web siteRuth Etzel
4501 Diplomacy Drive; Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99508
Tel: 907-729-4955
raetzel@southcentralfoundation.com
Ethical and Cultural Implications of Specimen Banking Among Alaska Native PeopleNHGRI
13) Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) Link to external web siteNCIAdrienne Laverdure
2932 Highway 47 N.
P.O. Box 9
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Tel: 715-588-3371
adrienne_laverdure@hotmail.com

or

Kathleen Skoraczewski
2932 Highway 47 N.
P.O. Box 9
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Tel: 715-588-3324
skoraczewski@glitc.org
Breast Cancer Risk and Screening Patterns in Bemidji
Area American Indian Women
NIGMS
GL NARCH Student Development ProgramNIGMS
NARCH II
14) Confederated Tribes of Siletz Link to external web siteTina Retasket
Confederated Tribes of Siletz
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
Tel: 541-444-8210
tinar@ctsi.nsn.us
Five Tribes Behavioral Risk Factor StudyNIGMS


Partnering Agencies, Institutes, Centers and Offices

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
  • National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
  • NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
  • NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
  • NIH Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)