WEBINAR: Tribal Public Health Surveillance and the Law
Sponsored by GLITEC, presenters Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear, PhD and Aila Hoss, JD will be discussing:
* Principles of Tribal public health and federal Indian health law
* Jurisdiction between Tribes, states, and the federal government
* Description of enabling authorities for Tribal Epidemiology Centers
* Considerations of the role of law in Tribal public health surveillance
Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear, Ph.D.
Dr. Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear is a citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Nation and Chicana. She is an assistant professor of Sociology and American Indian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her work focuses on disrupting settler colonial systems and reimagining strong Indigenous futures through data, research, and policy. She has worked in partnership with tribal communities as a data advocate for more than ten years. Desi is the co-founder of the US Indigenous Data Sovereignty Network and directs the Data Warriors Lab.
Aila Hoss, JD
Aila Hoss is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa (UT) College of Law where she teaches and researches Indian law and health law. Her research explores topics in Tribal public health law and the impact of federal Indian law on health outcomes. Hoss also practiced law at the CDC’s Public Health Law Program, where she developed legal tools and provided technical assistance to state, Tribal, local, and territorial governments.
This webinar is open to all Tribal Epidemiology Center staff and Tribal and community members in your Area. See attached flyer to share widely.