Abstract, "Modern Medicine, Old Traditions: Keeping the Fire Burning," has been accepted for poster presentation, April 27, 2010, during the Indian Health Service (IHS) 10th Annual Advances in Indian Health Conference in Albuquerque, NM. A second abstract, "Indigenous Ways: How Traditions Guide Mental Health and Well-Being" is slated for presentation at the 23rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Association of Black Nursing Faculty, Inc., June 9 -13, 2010 in Paris, France. A third abstract, "Making Medicine: Cultural Tailoring of Substance Abuse Prevention Tools," has been accepted for presentation at the 39th Annual Meeting & National Health Conference, August 5-9, 2010, in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM.
Beverly Patchell is the co-primary investigator for the research training portion of a diabetes center grant for the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health which is funded through the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities. This grant will train Indian Health Service nurses in research and evidence-based practice.
On-site coordinator for the April 2008 meeting of the American Medical Association’s Commission to End Healthcare Disparities in Oklahoma City, OK with a focus on American Indian disparities.
Accepted for publication, Struthers, R., Eschiti, V., and Patchell, B., (June 2008). Journal of Cultural Diversity: Indigenous Man Healer: The Experience of Being an Indigenous Man Healer.