Diana Hawkins

AIPHRC PH Education Project Manager


Diana is an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate and is the Public Health Education Project Manager for the American Indian Public Health Resource Center. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and will graduate with a Master of Public Health with a specialization in Indigenous Health from the University of North Dakota in May 2023. She will continue her education through pursuing a PhD in Indigenous Health at the University of North Dakota with an anticipated graduation in May 2026. She has experience working with Tribal communities, including several years of experience working with the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate as the Tribal COVID-19 Coordinator and Wellness Coordinator. In her role at the American Indian Public Health Resource Center, she works to provide curriculum development and public health education from an Indigenous perspective. Through her experiences she has insight in strengthen public health infrastructure among Tribal Nations across the United States with an emphasis on Tribal nations within North Dakota. Through her work she promotes disease prevention and health equity for American Indians.

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