Exhibitors Setting Up for the Summit

 


NIHB Celebrating 40 Years

 


Summit Attendees in the Main Foyer

 


During the Opening Ceremony for the Summit, the Cherokee Color Guard and Dr. Jennifer Giroux presented the Colors

 


NIHB Board member, Lester Secatero (Albuquerque Area) gave the Opening Prayer during the Opening Ceremony

 


Cathy Abramson, Chairperson NIHB Board (Bemidji Area), addressing the morning Plenary and kicking off the Summit on Wednesday, May 30th

 


Summit attendees in the morning plenary on Wednesday, May 30th

 


Martin Harvier, NIHB Board member (Phoenix Area), addressing the Summit on Wednesday, May 30th

 


Dr. Charles Grim, Senior Director for Health Services, Cherokee Nation, offering the Welcome Address from the Cherokee Nation on Wednesday, May 30th

 


Diana Autabo offering the welcome address from the Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board on Wednesday, May 30th

 


Cathy Abramson introducing Geoff Roth, Senior Advisor to the Director of Indian Health Service

 


Geoff Roth, Senior Advisor to the Director of Indian Health Service, addressing the morning plenary

 


Martin Havier, NIHB Board Member

 


National Tribal Public Health Summit MarketPlace

 


Shondra McCage, Chairperson for the Awakening the Spirity/American Diabetes Association presenting on the Special Diabetes Program for Indian Panel featured during the Wednesday morning plenary

 


Diddy Nelson, Executive Director, Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board and Tom Anderson, Director, OCAITHB Tribal Epidemiology Center

 


An Afternoon Workshop on Building Tribal/State Partnerships to Improve Access to Health offered under the Accreditation/Law & Policy Track

 


Paul Allis, Public Health Director and Tierney Lancaster, Exhibitor Coordinator staff the Summit Information Desk

 


During the Welcome Reception, Internationally Renowned Cherokee Nation Youth Choir entertained the Summit guests with their beautiful music

 


Welcome Reception in the 18th Floor, Sky Room of the Hard Hotel and Casino

 


Board Members and Summit Attendees enjoy the Receptions entertainment

 


J.T. Petherick, Cherokee Nation Health Services, emcee's the Welcome Reception's activities

 


Day Two's Morning Plenary begins with a wonderful presentation from Dr. David Perdue on the epidemic of cancer in Indian Country

 


Sally Smith, NIHB Board Secretary (Alaska Area) introduces the Public Health Law Panel

 


Montrece Ranson, JD, MPH, Senior Public Health Analyst, OSTLTS, CDC speaks first on the overview of Public Health Law Program at the CDC

 


Clifford Rees, JD, Network for Public Health Law at the University of New Mexico, also shares with the morning plenary new developments in public health law and how Tribes can become involved

 


Paul Allis, Public Health Director address the morning plenary to discuss updates on Public Health Accreditation

 


Jane Semple Umsted, Summit Artist, thanks NIHB for allowing her to become involved in this year's Public Health Summit

 


Matt Ignacio, Capacity Building Liaison, National Native American AIDs Prevention Center (NNAAPC) discusses preventing HIV among Injection Drug Users in Native Communities during an afternoon workshop on Thursday, May 31st

 


David Stone, Education Specialist, Public Health Accreditation Board, provides an overview of the Public Health Accreditation process with Summit attendees during a workshop

 


Clifford Rees, speaks during a workshop on Public Health Law and Interjuisdictional Legal Authorities for Tuberculosis (TB) Control

 


Kevin English, Director, Albuquerque Area Tribal Epidemiology Center, shows off NIHB's 40th Year Anniversary T-shirt!

 


Miss Cherokee joins NIHB at the Cherokee Nation sponsored Culture Night on Thursday, May 31st

 


Board members: Sally Smith, Lester Secatero, and Buford Rolin enjoying the Culture Night presentations and activities

 


Cherokee Nation Adult Choir share songs with the Summit Attendees during the Thursday's Culture Night Celebration

 


Cherokee Nation Historical Teacher shares Cherokee traditions and dance with the Summit attendees

 


NIHB Board members: Cathy Abramson and Michelle Hayward with Jennifer Cooper, Legislative Director, NIHB enjoying Culture Night