Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Research Associate Professor, CASAA
(505) 925-2377

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of New Mexico

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My research focuses on improving the alarming substance use related health disparities for American Indian/Alaska Natives while balancing the focus on cultural strengths and high rates of abstinence from substances. One avenue to improved outcomes has been to culturally adapt evidence-based treatments in partnership with AIAN communities. dependence. Recently, I have moved into implementation science to better understand successful dissemination of culturally centered evidence-based treatments.

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