Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: "We've been researched to death"

Jul 18, 2016

Dr. Melissa Walls, her research team, and the community collaborators in the Gathering for Health Research Project

An important part of improving health and wellness in indigenous communities is research -- but how do you proceed when researchers have time and time again broken faith with the people they're professing to help?

The answer, says Dr. Melissa Walls of UMD's Biobehavioral Health and Population Sciences, is community-based participatory research with community research councils.

Our series, Journey to Wellness in Indian Country, was produced in part by Nathan Ratner and this episode originally aired March 21, 2016.