IREACH with Dr. Gary Ferguson
Written by daybreak on September 30, 2022
Daybreak Star Radio was honored to interview Dr. Gary Ferguson and discuss his work and research at P4NH.
Gary Ferguson, ND, serves as Faculty and Director of Outreach & Engagement at IREACH. Originally from the Shumagin Islands community of Sand Point, Alaska, Dr. Ferguson is Unangax̂ (Aleut) and an enrolled member of the Qagan Tayagunin Tribe. Formally trained as a Naturopathic Physician, he has a passion for healthy communities and a population health approach.
Partnerships for Native Health (P4NH) is a research program housed within the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) at Washington State University. It is one of the largest research organizations in the nation devoted to the health and health care of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Formalized in 2009, the program has developed a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to achieve our mission of improving the health and well-being of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders of all ages.