TCU Affiliates

If you are a TCU community member or local government partner interested in understanding and addressing the barriers to higher education for AI/AN, this page provides information on the methods and concepts utilized by CIHR’s partners in the Tribal Colleges and Universities Alcohol and Drug Problems and Solutions Study. You will find tools for Internal Review Boards and Data Sharing Ownership Agreements, survey development, recruitment, sampling, dissemination, and partnership building.


University Researchers

If you are a college or university researcher interested in fostering research partnerships with tribal communities, here you will find capacity-building Community-Based Participatory Research tools utilized by CIHR for research, translation, dissemination, IRB and DSOA, survey development etc.


A National Study of Community – Academic Partnerships

In an effort to improve the health of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal communities, this project seeks to understand the range of ways that communities are engaged as partners in their own health research and intervention projects. By also including other communities of color and communities that face health disparities in the study design, this work has the possibility of extending beneficial findings within the AI/AN communities to a broader audience.



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