Office of Research

Indigenous Wellness Research Institute


The mission of the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute is to marshal community, tribal, academic, and governmental resources toward innovative, culture-centered interdisciplinary, collaborative social and behavioral research and education.

Reporting Structure:

Edwina Uehara, Dean, School of Social Work

Related UW Entities:

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychology,
School of Public Health,
School of Nursing,
School of Medicine

Center Details

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Director: Walters, Karina
Location: School of Social Work
Year Started: 2005
Administrator / Program Manager: Oguara, Tetana
Administering College/School: School of Social Work 
Faculty Involvement: 4