Lillian Tom-Orme Ph.D., MPH, RN, FAAN

Lillian Tom-Orme Ph.D., MPH, RN, FAAN

Lillian Tom-Orme, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, a member of the Navajo Nation grew up in northern New Mexico on Dinetah; her first language is Dine’. Dr. Tom-Orme is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She holds graduate degrees in transcultural nursing and public health from the University of Utah. She has held an adjunct appointment in the College of Nursing in addition to serving as Diversity Coordinator. Dr. Tom-Orme has been active in numerous local and national committees including the American Diabetes Association’s Awakening the Spirit Program (co-chair and national/regional board member), the National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (president and secretary), the American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiians Caucus of the American Public Health Association (twice chair), Advisory Member of the NIH Center for Health Disparity and Minority Health, Panel of Experts member to the Office on Women’s Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Native Research Network (Founder and thrice co-chair), the Network for Cancer Control Research among American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, the national Indian Health Service Institutional Review Board, the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurses Associations, Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Tuberculosis through the CDC, and as reviewer for the Journal of American Indian Education, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Nursing Communication, and Qualitative Health Research. Additionally, she served as External Advisory Board member to Montana State University’s Center for Native Health Partnerships and the Little Bighorn College Research Infrastructure Development via NIH grants. She serves as Academic, Cultural, and Community Mentor to the Native American Research Internship’s summer students at her university. Dr. Tom-Orme received the National Impact Award twice by the National Indian Health Board, the American Diabetes Association Reaching People Award, the Living Legend Award by N-NURSE, Inc., and the National Cancer Institute’s Award of Merit for her work on outreach and improving cancer data among American Indians/Alaska Natives.

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About this Speaker

Lillian Tom-Orme, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, a member of the Navajo Nation grew up in northern New Mexico on Dinetah; her first language is Dine’. Dr. Tom-Orme is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She holds graduate degrees in transcultural nursing and public health from the University of Utah. She has held an adjunct appointment in the College of Nursing in addition to serving as Diversity Coordinator.

Dr. Tom-Orme has been active in numerous local and national committees including the American Diabetes Association’s Awakening the Spirit Program (co-chair and national/regional board member), the National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (president and secretary), the American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiians Caucus of the American Public Health Association (twice chair), Advisory Member of the NIH Center for Health Disparity and Minority Health, Panel of Experts member to the Office on Women’s Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Native Research Network (Founder and thrice co-chair), the Network for Cancer Control Research among American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, the national Indian Health Service Institutional Review Board, the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurses Associations, Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Tuberculosis through the CDC, and as reviewer for the Journal of American Indian Education, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Nursing Communication, and Qualitative Health Research. Additionally, she served as External Advisory Board member to Montana State University’s Center for Native Health Partnerships and the Little Bighorn College Research Infrastructure Development via NIH grants. She serves as Academic, Cultural, and Community Mentor to the Native American Research Internship’s summer students at her university.

Dr. Tom-Orme received the National Impact Award twice by the National Indian Health Board, the American Diabetes Association Reaching People Award, the Living Legend Award by N-NURSE, Inc., and the National Cancer Institute’s Award of Merit for her work on outreach and improving cancer data among American Indians/Alaska Natives.

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