Expert in Native American Health Joins ETR Associates’ Board of Directors
ETR Associates has announced that Dr. Mim Dixon has joined the agency's Board of Directors.
Dr. Dixon has worked with numerous Native American tribes as a policy analyst, researcher, facilitator, planner and health care administrator. She earned her BA in economics from Washington University in St. Louis, and her MA and PhD in anthropology from Northwestern University. For more than 20 years, she lived in Alaska, where she administered a tribally operated health clinic that served Fairbanks and 42 villages in Interior Alaska.
After moving to Colorado in 1993, she worked for the National Indian Health Board as a policy analyst and researcher, travelling throughout the United States listening to issues important to tribes, and, in 2000, served as health director for the Cherokee Nation. She is the author, co-author and/or editor of four books, including Strategies for Cultural Competency in Indian Health Care, with Pamela E. Iron, and Promises to Keep: Public Health Policy for American Indians & Alaska Natives in the 21st Century, with Dr. Yvette Roubideaux. She is currently a consultant in Albuquerque, New Mexico.