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Carolee Dodge-Francis, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Project Coordinator, American Indian Research and Education Center Director, UNLV IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence


Carolee Dodge Francis, Ed.D., is Executive Director of the American Indian Research and Education Center, and Associate Professor within the School of Community Health Sciences. She is an American Indian researcher, and nationally recognized for her research, program development and evaluation work in chronic disease within Tribal communities. She has over 20 years experience in community/public health, health education development and research with urban and rural American Indian communities nation-wide. Her funding awards include the  National Institutes of Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nevada State and private foundations.