Prom Clothing Drive

The NARTC SAAB is collecting donations for the HA: San Preparatory Academy School's prom. We have multiple drop-off donations including:

  • Family and Community Medicine Admination Offices
    • 655 N Alvernon Way, Suite 228  Tucson, Arizona 85712
  • The Native American Research and Training Center
    • 1642 N. Helen St. Tucson, Arizona 85712
  • Abrams Public Health Center
    • 3950 S Country Club Rd #100, Tucson, AZ 85714

We'll be collecting donations at any of these locations until May 8th, 2019. For more information, you can contact Erik at


National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls 5K

In collaboration with Indigenous Volunteers, the NARTC SAAB will be co-hosting a free 5k Walk/Run in awareness for Indigenous females who have murdered or reported missing. We will be providing free food and snacks while displaying information about these individuals. You can contact Dr. Felina Cordova for more information at

NARTC 2019 Winter Institute

This year Native American Research and Training Center's Winter Institute will be held on February 25 - 27, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona. This years theme is Convergence & Divergence in Native Health Research: The Confluence of Traditional and Contemporary Medicine. This is a three-day conference for students, researchers, healthcare providers and those working in Native American Health.

Please Register on our Event Bright page at:

For more information, contact Dr. Felina Cordova at

Agenda is here: 2019_wi_master_agenda_v1_2_15_19.docx

Cross Culture Training

The Cross cultural training improves communication and interactions with research participants, tribal communities and improves research results. This course includes NAU, UA and ABOR requirements regarding research with Indigenous peoples.

Learning Objectives:   

  1. Assess the impact of acculturation and assimilation through boarding schools and the U.S. termination policy on Native Americans.
  2. Describe the long term, intergenerational influence of the socio-political history of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  3. Identify American Indian and Alaska Native cultural factors that contribute to overall health and wellness. 
  4. Identify one’s own assets and learning needs related to cultural competence.
  5. Employ self-reflection to evaluate the impact of one’s practice.