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Pearl Walker, MPH

INBRE Project Manager
214B Research 2 

Pearl Walker-Swaney is an enrolled member of Standing Rock, also from the White Earth Band of Ojibwe and her clan is Sturgeon (Name doodem).  She is married to her husband Jacob Walker-Swaney, a member of the Huron Band of Potawatomi and Piqua Sept Shawnee.  Pearl received her undergraduate degree in Indigenous and Native Nations studies from Bemidji State University and a Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Health Management and Policy from the University of North Dakota.  She has experience in qualitative research as a graduate assistant through the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative and as the project coordinator on Microagressions in American Indian Healthcare pilot project through the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health.  She is a member of the Bush Foundation Native Nation Rebuilders Program- Cohort 7.  Currently Pearl is the INBRE (IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence) Project Manager at North Dakota State University.  Her role is to conduct outreach and engagement at local and North Dakota Tribal Colleges to encourage students to explore research as a career path.  She has a passion for connecting students with opportunities that will enhance their educational experience. 

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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