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 provide health columns to local newspaper

The Center, its researchers and projects will be featured in Fairbanks Daily News-Miner's Health page.
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CANHR undergraduate earns recognition for suicide study

Chris DeCou, an undergraduate student of Monica Skewes, was awarded the Jens Peder Hart Hansen Fellow at the recent International Congress of Circumpolar Health.
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CANHR researchers and colleagues part of international health conference

CANHR provided 28 presentations or posters to 500 health researchers, physicians and policymakers from around the world who gathered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Aug. 5-10 for the 15th triennial International Congress on Circumpolar Health.
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CANHR to host free salmon lunch taste test

Jazlyn Herron has a discerning palate.
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Study to look at Native researchers

CANHR investigator Stacy Rasmus is joining Olga Ulturgasheva, a research fellow at the University of Cambridge, in a study that explores their experiences as indigenous researchers in indigenous communities.Both women work with Native youth in the Arctic.
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CANHR researcher to look at Alaska Native college students alcohol treatment attitudes

Lots of research has been done with U.S. college students who drink. That research has yielded many relevant education and treatment programs for students who want to drink less or quit altogether.
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Relay for Life a success for CANHR researcher and team

CANHR’s Ellen Lopez reports that Hopeful Connections, the team she and Freda Williams of Fairbanks Native Association hosted, had a great time at the Relay for Life this past weeked.
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UAF showcases new Kuskokwim Campus CANHR research facility

A little construction debris didn't interfer with the successful ribbon cutting ceremony for CANHR's new clinical research suite in Bethel. For more of the story, click here for KYUK's radio radio report.
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UAF to open Bethel clinical research facility

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Alaska Native Health Research will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new clinical research facility at the Kuskokwim Campus in Bethel May 3 at 4 p.m.
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Research findings point toward genetic benefits of marine-based diet

CANHR’s recent research findings bolster the idea that some Yupiit, who are remarkably healthy despite being overweight, are likely so because of their own genetic interactions with a marine-based diet.
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