Friday, Nov. 4, 1-2:30 p.m.
HSB, Room 110
Come and celebrate the connection between the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) and the Recruitment and Retention of Alasksa/Natives/Native Americans in Nursing (RANN) on Friday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. in HSB, Room 110.
Music by Ossie Kairaiuak, a guest Yup’ik singer and storyteller. will open the event. A panel of speakers, moderated by Mary Reeve, RRANN student success coordinator, will include a special guest, Moses Frederick, a Community Health Aide Practitioner from the community of Akiachak and the Lead Health Aide for Staff.
Other panelists include:
- Victoria Heart, RN, MS Director, CHAP/Rural Services, ANTHC
- Beverly Davis, PA-C, Coordinator, ANTHC CHAP Training Center
- Dr. Walter Johnson, former Medical Director of ANMC and CHAP Trainer
- Linda Curda, CNM, MPH, UAF CHAP Academic Liaison
- Tina DeLapp, EdD, RN, Rpofessor Emeritus, UAA School of Nursing
- Jessica Schneider, RRANN Prenursing Student from Akiachak
- Theresa Olanna, RRANN Prenursing Student from Shishmaref
- Tracy Frost, RRANN Prenursing Student from Togiak
- Lynnette Harrelson, RRANN Prenursing Student from Shaktoolik
This event is free and open to the public. It is a part of the Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month at UAA. For a full list of events, visit the Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month website.