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Identifying Needs to Empower Native Elders

Chia-Lin Chang, NRCNAA Research Assistant Professor

Chia-Lin Chang is a research assistant professor with the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) in Grand Forks.

Chia-Lin's responsibilities mainly include data analysis for the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA), as well as working on the NRCNAA Needs Assessments. In this position, Chia-Lin functions as a data specialist. Previously, Chia-Lin served as a research assistant and temporary researcher for NRCNAA. Before joining CRH, Chia-Lin worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

Originally from Taiwan, Chia-Lin earned a Master of Library Sciences from the National Taiwan Normal University and a Master of Public Health and PhD in educational foundation and research from UND. Chia-Lin also presented "Cigarette and Alcohol Use by American Indian/Alaska Native Grandparent Caregivers 55 and Older" at the 2022 American Public Health Association conference.


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