"Food is Medicine: Clinic-Led Food Security Initiatives in Navajo Nation" is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Food is Medicine: Clinic-Led Food Security Initiatives in Navajo Nation

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title:  Food is Medicine:  Clinic-Led Food Security Initiatives in Navajo Nation

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019


Sonya Shin, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment, Inc.
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Physician, Gallup Indian Medical Center

Karen Bachman-Carter, MPH, RD CDE, CSOWM
Public Health Nutritionist/Diabetes Educator
Northern Navajo Medical Center/Indian Health Service

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Utilize the IHS Food Insecurity Screening Questionnaire to identify at-risk populations.
  2. Apply cross-sectorial initiatives to address food insecurity and improve health outcomes in local community.
  3. Employ community-clinic inter-professional teams to address health equity through social determinants of health.

Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808:  Networking2Save:  CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.


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