Office of Research

Indigenous Wellness Research Institute National Center of Excellence (IWRI NCoE)


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: Ava, Shana
Administering College/School: School of Social Work 
Faculty Involvement: 6