Christine Hodgson

PhD Candidate, UArizona College of Nursing
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2022 Graduate Student Fellow

Christine Hodgson is a PhD candidate at the UArizona College of Nursing conducting the community-based research project Understanding the Resilience of Children Living on an Indian Reservation: A Mixed Methods Participatory-Social Justice Investigation with the Fort Peck Tribes in Montana. The study, approved by the UArizona and Fort Peck Tribes’ IRBs, aims to understand the resilience of children living on an Indian reservation to inform preventive health interventions by acknowledging tribal customs and beliefs and Indigenous Knowledge. In addition, the study will address health inequities and lay the groundwork for future research in other tribal communities. Christine will be working with Dr. Ruth E. Taylor-Piliae, Associate Professor at the UArizona College of Nursing.