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Healthy Aging: Creating Trust and Partnership with Native American Communities
May 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Department of Medicine will host Wesley Martin, Jr., JD, Chairperson of the Oneida National Commission on Aging & President of the Great Lakes Native American Elder Association for the Geriatric Grand Rounds lecture on ‘Healthy Aging: Creating Trust and Partnership with Native American Communities.’
Mr. Martin is an advocate for Alzheimer’s disease research in partnership with Native American communities. He is a former law practitioner in Keshena, WI, bringing his experience in law to help small business owners and knowledge of federal, state and Bureau of Indian Affairs programs to inform community programming. Although enrolled at Oneida, Mr. Martin is of Menominee and Chippewa heritage as well, and has seen firsthand the immense value in inter-Tribal and Tribal/non-Tribal partnerships.
The event will take place on Tuesday, May 2nd from 12:00-1:00pm in room 1248 Health Sciences Learning Center at 750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705. This seminar will be presented in live format only.
For a complete list of upcoming Geriatric Didactic Events please visit: http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/geriatrics/conferences.