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NACHP Distinguished Lecture Series: Health Disparities and Mounting Health Concerns Coming Out of a Pandemic

Dr. Lyle Ignace on health disparities in the Wisconsin Native American community and challenges magnified by an ongoing pandemic

Event Details

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

NACHP Distinguished Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Lyle Ignace
Virtual lecture on Zoom followed by Q&A
May 4th, 2022, 11:30 AM CT

Health Disparities and Mounting Health Concerns Coming Out of a Pandemic: Discussing Overall Health Disparities That Exist in the Wisconsin Native American Community and the Challenges That an Ongoing Pandemic Has Magnified

Lyle A. Ignace, M.D., M.P.H., is the President and CEO of the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, Inc., located in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Ignace is Menominee from Wisconsin and Coeur D'Alene from Northern Idaho. He is a Board Certified Internist and former Clinical Service Chief of Internal Medicine with 10 years of experience providing comprehensive ambulatory and inpatient acute care for the Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Service Unit Indian Health Service. He is a longstanding member of the Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP).

Dr. Ignace received his Master of Public Health in Health Care Management and Policy from the Harvard School of Public Health while completing the Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy in 2009-2010. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI (1999), Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine (1996) and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI (1992).

This event is funded by the Indians into Medicine grant through the Indian Health Service in the Department of Health and Human Services and is presented by NACHP (Native American Center for Health Professions) and the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.

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