Health Research Partnerships with American Indian Communities
InformationAlexandra Adams, MD, PhD (bio)
January 20, 2009
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Alexandra Adams, MD, PhD leads a family-based intervention project - Healthy Children, strong families - to reduce obesity and cardiac risk factors in American Indian children. This participatory research project, a partnership between four Wisconsin Tribes, the great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council and UW researchers, is a randomized controlled trial examining the effect of a home visiting intervention on reducing metabolic risk and improving lifestyles in the children and their primary caregivers.