USD Public Health Instructor Named Native American Ambassador

Chelsea Wesner headshot Chelsea Wesner, an instructor in the Master of Public Health program, has been recognized as a Native American Research Ambassador by the American Indian Health Research and Education Alliance.

VERMILLION, S.D. – Chelsea Wesner, M.P.H., M.S.W., instructor in the Master of Public Health program at the University of South Dakota’s School of Health Sciences, has been recognized by the American Indian Health Research and Education Alliance as a Native American Research Ambassador.

Wesner joins a select group of public health researchers from across the country to receive high-level instruction regarding opportunities to pursue research about Native American health issues. She will receive her specialized instruction at the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Center for American Indian Community Health.

Wesner has taught at the University of South Dakota since 2015.


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