Profiles

Brenda Bodnar, Carrier Tribe First Nations, RD, CDE, works with the Flathead Diabetes and Native Heart Beat Programs.

Jean Charles-Azure 2 Jean Charles-Azure, Lummi Nation, MPH, RD, is Principal Nutrition Consultation with the Indian Health Service.

KIBBE ON BLACK SEVEN INCH (2) Kibbe Conti, Lakota, MS, RD, is the creator of the Four Winds Nutritional Model.

Grads pics Meriah Gille, Choctaw/Cherokee/Siouan, RD, is a dietitian and a clinical data manager at the Native American Health Center in Oakland, California.

kitcloseupmay09_2 Juanita ("Kit") Hines, Menominee, RD, LD, manages food for 90 schools in the Tulsa Public School System.

YJ Yvonne Jackson, Cherokee, PhD, RD, is Director of the Office of American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Program in the U.S. Administration on Aging.

JENKINS 244 Andrea Jenkins, Seminole Nation Tribe of Oklahoma, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator with the Community Health Centers of Santa Maria, California.

Maria Maria Steinbaugh, Chippewa Tribe of the Turtle Mountain Reservation, North Dakota, RD, PhD, LD, was a researcher, administrator, and educator.

Valora Tom RD 3 Valora Tom, Navajo, RD, is a clinical dietitian at the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation.


HPIM0916 Elizabeth “Libby” Watanabe, Alaska Native (Tlingit, Haida, Tsimpshian), MPA, RD, LD, recently was the chief dietitian and is now a health systems analyst with the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC).

DSCF1706 Wynona ("Nonie") Woolf, Yakama, MPH, RD, has been doing award-winning community work as a dietitian on the Blackfeet Reservation.