Donna Grandbois, PhD, RN

Associate Professor
(Dual appointments in School of Nursing and Department of Public Health)
Aldevron Tower 640M

Professional Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing; Eta Upsilon Chapter, Member, Grand Forks, ND
American Nursing Association (ANA)/ North Dakota Nursing Association
Native Alaskan Native American Indian Nurses Association (NANAINA)
The Gerontological Society of America, Member
FORWARD committee; College Representative

Research Interests

Resilience and empowerment at the individual and community level
Gerontology and Native Americans/elders
Vulnerable populations
Health disparities related to trauma
Aging and mental health issues
Equitable distribution of comprehensive healthcare, educational, and economic resources.


Associate Professor - Dual appointments in School of Nursing and Department of Public Health
Team Member, Community Transformation Grant  (CTG) , State Leadership, Community Engagement, Tribal Community Pilot Projects Implementation Stage
Hampton Faculty Fellow, Spirit of Eagles American Indian Alaska Native Leadership Initiative on Cancer Research; Requires successful completion of coursework in (1) Cancer Health Disparities in AIAN, (2) Cancer and Co-morbid Conditions, (3) CBPR, (4) CBPR Evaluation, and (5) Grantsmanship  
Grants, MPH Applications 


PH 772: American Indian Health Equity
PH 773: Cultural and Social Determinants in Indian Health 
NURS 405: Psychosocial Nursing 

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