Center for Alaska Native Health Research
Institute of Arctic Biology
205 Arctic Health Research Building

 

Phone: 907-474-5528

1-888-470-5576 toll-free within Alaska 

Fax: 907-474-5700

uaf-iab-canhr@alaska.edu

News

CANHR to present at national health disparities conference

A team from CANHR will give health disparities presentations at the 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities.
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Stable isotopes show what people eat

Diane O’Brien, a nutritional ecologist, thought it was a no-brainer to use stable isotope signatures to discover what people are eating.
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Alaska Native elder care research continues to be recognized

The National Science Foundation has highlighted Jordan Lewis' work on aging among Alaska Native people on its projects webpage.
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Podlutsky joins CANHR

Andrej Podlutsky has joined the Center for Alaska Native Health Research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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Lack of access to nutritious food a health issue in Alaska

FAIRBANKS — In parts of the U.S., a person would be hard pressed to find a grocery store, said Ellen Lopez, a researcher at the Center for Alaska Native Health Research.
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It's always a good feeling knowing that we are not alone in our hardships

For UAF Junior Ashley Strauch, combining science and philanthropy are part of her undergraduate research.
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UAF receives over $5 million to study Alaska Native health

The National Institutes of Health are giving the University of Alaska several million dollars to continue research into the health of Alaska Natives. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details. (3:36)
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UAF's Center for Alaska Native Health Research gets $5.3 million grant

FAIRBANKS — The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $5.3 million grant to the Center for Alaska Native Health Research in Fairbanks for the continuation of work in the areas of obesity, genetics, nutrition and cancer.
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Supercharged chew is a tradition in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

BETHEL -- Jennifer Wilson, a dentist here, thought she knew chew. Growing up in tobacco-loving Kentucky, it was common to see men loading up on Copenhagen or Skoal. Women too.
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