Karina Walters | 2017

Karina Walters, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the Katherine Hall Chambers Scholar, and the co-director and principal investigator of the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute at the University of Washington. She has served as Director of the Doctoral Program (2003-05) and as Associate Dean for Research since 2012. Prior to her career in academia, Dr. Walters was a community based psychotherapist and served as a Commissioner for the Los Angeles County American Indian Commission.
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