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Advisory Committee on Minority Health - Committee Members

Beverly Patchell, PhD, APRN, PMH

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT.

Dr. Patchell is a clinician, researcher, educator, author – all inspired by a traditional Cherokee upbringing in rural Oklahoma on Cherokee reservation land. Her work focuses on the development of culturally appropriate interventions and tools for working with Native communities. She has an extensive research portfolio with numerous nationally recognized publications. Dr. Patchell was co-investigator on a National Institute of Justice study of the usefulness of a Lethality Assessment Protocol by several Oklahoma police departments, including some tribal police departments, which resulted in passage of an Oklahoma state law mandating use of the protocol in interpersonal violence situations. Dr. Patchell has twice been elected President of the National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, and has recently held office as Vice President of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurses.

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