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Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH
Director, Master of Public Health Program (Title change to Chair upcoming)
Associate Professor and 
Mary J. Berg Distinguished Professorship in Women's Health
206B Research 2




Master of Public Health, 2002
Health Policy and Management
Harvard School of Public Health

Doctor of Medicine, 1995
Stanford University School of Medicine 

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, 1989
Arizona State University

Postgraduate Training

Residency, Family Medicine, 1998
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Fellowship, Minority Health Policy, 2001
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Fellowship, Alternative Medicine, 1999
Arizona Center for Health and Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona

Medical Acupuncture for Physicians, 1999
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 


Director, Master of Public Health Program
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise

Public Health Policy
Health Disparities
American Indian Health
Family Medicine

Honors and Awards

Mary J. Berg Distinguished Professorship in Women's Health, NDSU, 2012
Josiah N. Moore Native American Alumnus of the Year (2008)
Arizona State University Alumni Association

Professional Activities, Memberships and Boards

Elected Member, Minority Affairs Section & Association of American Indian Physicians Delegate - American Medical Association
Member, Midwest Region Board of Directors - American Cancer Society
Member, Multi-Disciplinary Advisory Board – Amylin Pharmaceuticals
Alternate Representative and/or Technical Assistant – Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service
Member, National Institutional Review board – Indian Health Service, Rockville, Maryland
American Academy of Family Physicians - Arizona Academy of Family Physicians
American Public Health Association - American Indian/Alaska Native Caucus
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Association of American Indian Physicians - Traditional Medicine Committee & Health Policy Committee
American Holistic Medical Association
Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP)
Native American Alumni Association, Arizona State University


Warne DK, Lajimodiere D, American Indian Health Disparities: Psychosocial Influences, Social and Personality Psychology Compass, May 2015

Warne D and Frizzell L, American Indian Health Policy: Historical Trends and Contemporary Issues, American Journal of Public Health: Past, Present, and Future Threats to AI/AN Health, April 22, 2014.

Strand, MA and Warne D, The Diabetes, Depression, and Alcohol Triad: Potential Impact on Community Development, International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development, 5(1), 32-46, January - March 2014

Grandbois DM, Warne DK, Eschiti V, The Impact of History and Culture on Nursing Care of Native American Elders, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, October 2012

Warne DK, American Indian/Alaska Native Cancer Policy: Systemic Approaches to Reducing Cancer DisparitiesJournal of Cancer Education, February 2012

Warne DK, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse-Chapter 81 Integrative Medicine: Complementary Therapy in Medical Practice, Volume 3 Edited by David Rakel, MD-University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Program W. B. Saunders, 2012

Warne DK, Policy Issues in American Indian Health Governance, Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, Spring 2011

Warne DK, Ten American Indian Health Policy Challenges for the New Administration in 2009Wicazo Sa Review 24, no. 1, May 2009

Warne DK, Sustainability in Healthcare: Balancing  Public Health Needs with Market Forces, Arizona Policy Choices 2007: Sustainability for Arizona, Morrison Institute for Public Policy, Arizona State University, November 2007

Warne DK, Policy challenges in American Indian/Alaska Native health professions education, Journal of Interprofessional Care, October 2007; 21(S2): 11-19

Warne DK, Traditional perspectives on child and family health, Paediatr Child Health Vol 10 No 9, November 2005

Warne DK, Research and Educational Approaches to Reducing Health Disparities Amond American Indians and Alaska Natives, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Vol 17 No 3, July 2006 1-6


Grant Funded Programs

Policy Director/Co-Investigator, Northern Plains Tribal Tobacco Technical Assistance Center-Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010-2015)

Principal Investigator, Faculty Development – Native American Research Center for Health 
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (2010-2012) 

Principal Investigator, Traditional Medicine and CAM Utilization in the San Carlos Apache Tribe
Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona, Native American Research Centers for Health
National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine, NIH (2009-2012)

Health Policy Consulting

Community Outreach and Engagement – National Children’s Study, Apache County, Arizona
University of Arizona (2008-current)

Self-Determination Feasibility and Management of Healthcare Programs, San Carlos Apache Tribe (2007-current) 

Diabetes in Native American Communities: Journey of Hope Rosebud Reservation

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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