Nicolette Teufel-Shone

Dr. Teufel-Shone’s research interests are in the effectiveness of strength based approaches to health promotion. For more than 25 years, she has collaborated with tribal communities in the US. These tribe-university partnerships have developed and shared culturally relevant health programs that strive to build community resilience. These efforts contribute to public health’s understanding of effective community-based participatory research and build the practice and research capacity of both community and university partners. Dr. Teufel-Shone is co-Director of the Center for American Indian Resilience. She has been recognized by tribal nations and Indian Health Service for her collaborative work with Native communities.