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Stereotypes about Native Americans and Alcohol Debunked by UA Study The UA study, published online Feb. 8 in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Alcohol Use among Native Americans Compared to Whites: Examining the Veracity of the 'Native American Elevated Alcohol Consumption' Belief, was conducted by James K. Cunningham, PhD, lead author, a U.S. Fulbright scholar and social epidemiologist with the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine and the UA Native American Research and Training Center; Teshia A. Solomon, PhD, (Choctaw), director of the Native American Research and Training Center; and Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH, Department Chair of Family and Community Medicine.

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