American Society for Circumpolar Health
2019 Annual Meeting
15th Annual Arctic Health Sciences Seminar

Friday April 5th, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rasmuson Hall Room #211, UAA


**Boxed lunches will be provided beginning 11am. A $10 ($5 student) donation suggested to support the American Society for Circumpolar Health. All are welcome; ASCH membership forms will be available**

11:30 am 12:00 pm Annual Meeting:
American Society for Circumpolar Health (All are welcome!)

    1. Welcome and Introductions, Abbie Willetto, President
    2. ASCH 2018/2019 Treasurer’s Report, Connie Jessen, Treasurer
    3. 2019 ASCH Budget, Philippe Amstislavski, Vice President
    4. Updates from the Arctic Health Foundation (Albrecht-Milan Foundation), Patricia Cochran, President AHF
    5. 2018 ASCH Travel Awardees Report, Lisa Schwarzburg, Secretary
    6. ASCH 2019 activities
    7. Upcoming Events in 2019 AND BEYOND


12:00 pm 12:30 pm Robert Fortuine Memorial Lecture:
Dr. Brian Saylor, PhD, MPH
Local Responses to Historical Trauma in Alaska Native Communities



12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Presentation Session #1

12:45 – 1:00 pm Data management in health-related research involving North American Indigenous populations: A scoping review by Richard Woodbury, Southcentral Foundation, Student

1:05 – 1:20 pm Fulbright Arctic Initiative exploring multidisciplinary collaborations for community wellness within circumpolar regions by Kennedy Jensen, Institute for Circumpolar Health Research (Canada) Lombard Fellow, Medical Student

1:25 – 1:40 pm Community engagement of Alaska Native People for research dissemination practices in a tribal healthcare setting by Aliassa Shane, Southcentral Foundation, Student

1:45 – 2:00 pm Mental healthcare performance measurement in circumpolar regions by Nathaniel Hansen, Institute for Circumpolar Health Research (Canada), Medical Student

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Stretch break
(Judges meet for Arctic Health Foundation student awards)

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Presentation Session #2

2:05 – 2:20 pm OUR PLASTIC OCEAN, OUR CLEAN OCEAN Understanding plastic pollution: An illustrated and interactive pop-up book by Herminia Din, UAA Art Department

2:25 – 2:40 pm The level of knowledge about cervical cancer prevention in the context of sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics by Elena Roik, UiT-Arctic University of Norway

2:45 – 3:00 pm Rapid detection of tuberculosis in remote Alaska: our first 3 years by Ron Bowerman, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation, Bethel

3:05 – 3:20 pm Education and Research Towards Health (EARTH): continuation of a longitudinal cohort study of the health among Alaska Native and American Indian people by Julie Beans, Southcentral Foundation

3:20 – 3:30 pm Student awards
sponsored by the Arctic Health Foundation

3:30 – 3:45 pm Closing remarks

University of Alaska — Rasmuson Hall
ROOM 211

ASCH Acknowledges & Appreciates the Donated Support from:
University of Alaska Anchorage Division of Population Health Sciences