Alaska Native, American Indian, health disparities, historical trauma, social determinants of health



  1. Carron, Rebecca PhD, RN, NP-C


Abstract: American Indians/Alaska Natives experience significant health disparities in many areas including metabolic and mental health disorders. The basis for these differences is grounded in the lasting effects of historical trauma. NPs have the opportunity to understand the underlying causes of these disparities and provide health interventions that promote wellness.