Heritage Healing Practices | Risks, Benefits and Ethics of Indigenous Medicine
- Define traditional medicine/Indigenous medicine
- Discuss forms of Diné and inter-tribal Indigenous medicine
- Discuss benefits of Indigenous medicine
- Discuss risk of Indigenous medicine
- Discuss ethics of Indigenous medicine
Dr. Kahn-John is a member of the Diné (Navajo) Nation and is a research fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Dr. Kahn-John has 20+ years of experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner/geriatric nurse practitioner working with the Indian Health Services Indigenous communities in the Southwest and in Sitka, Alaska. Dr. Kahn-John’s research focuses on the protective relationship between American Indian cultural practices (language, stories, ceremony, spirituality) and physical and psychological health of American Indian populations. She remains a leader in the development of culturally tailored strength-based health delivery methods for American Indian populations. Her American Indian cultural insights lend to her expertise on the development of tailored and culturally aligned health and wellness options for American Indians.
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