Addressing Health and Educational Inequities in Tribal Communities Through Targeted Recruitment of American Indian and Alaska Native Early College Students: A Pilot Project
This project will highlight the specific speech-language pathology (SLP) and audiology (AuD) service needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities throughout the country by presenting statistics on low academic achievement and health disparities in AI/AN communities at recruitment events targeting AI/AN undergraduate students at several universities. The project will be presented as model for how universities can host targeted recruitment events for AI/AN students with a focus on two maternal and child health professions (audiology and speech-language pathology) that urgently need AI/AN professionals.
Joshuaa Allison Burbank
Center for Child Health and Development University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66103