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Jordyn Gunville, BA, member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is a Susan G. Komen Scholar at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Jordyn currently works at The Center for American Indian Community Health doing research in American Indian communities. Her research areas are in maternal and child health, breast cancer, and smoking cessation. In addition to her research, Ms. Gunville is working to address the social determinates of health among American Indians through health service research.

Barriers to Care Among American Indians

By | November 2, 2017

American Indians (AIs) typically have poorer health outcomes than any other racial or ethnic minority group in the United States. This includes an increased risk for cancer, diabetes, injury related mortality, and infant mortality.  AIs tend to have the highest rates of poverty and low rates of insurance coverage. Much of the AI population uses the Indian… Read More »