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During National Safety Month, IHS Highlights Collaborative Effort to Dispose of Drugs Safely and Properly

Cmdr. Tyler Lannoye is the Chief Pharmacist for the Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility

June 22, 2018
by Cmdr. Tyler Lannoye is the Chief Pharmacist for the Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility

June is National Safety Month. Many households have prescription drugs that are expired or unused. These drugs can be dangerous and should be disposed of immediately and appropriately.  Proper medication disposal is important from both an environmental and consumer safety standpoint.

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Indian Health Programs Are Seeking Health Care Professionals

RADM Charles Ty Reidhead, Director of Phoenix Indian Medical Center

June 20, 2018
by RADM Charles Ty Reidhead, Director of Phoenix Indian Medical Center

As the Director of the Phoenix Area Office and as a physician, my work with the Indian Health Service has been fulfilling and rewarding. I have been able to achieve my life’s goals of serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities and to live a lifestyle that is meaningful to me and my ... Continue reading


IHS Continues to Make Progress on Addressing GAO Recommendations

Rear Adm. Michael D. Weahkee, Acting Director, Indian Health Service

June 13, 2018
by Rear Adm. Michael D. Weahkee, Acting Director, Indian Health Service

Today I had the privilege of testifying before the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs at a hearing on the Government Accountability Office High-Risk List: Turning Around Vulnerable Indian Programs Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov .

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New Hepatitis C Clinic Is Model of Collaborative Practice Aimed at Eliminating Disparities

Lt. Neelam 'Nelly' Gazarian and Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Owen, pharmacists at Belcourt Indian Health Service.

May 22, 2018
by Lt. Neelam 'Nelly' Gazarian and Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Owen, pharmacists at Belcourt Indian Health Service.

The Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility is a 27-bed facility serving approximately 15,000 enrolled tribal members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of Belcourt, North Dakota. This rural Indian Health Service (IHS) hospital in north central North Dakota does not have a ... Continue reading


Collaborative Efforts of Echo Autism and the Navajo Nation Leads to Providers Having Better Understand of Symptoms in Young Children

Courtney Burnette, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico.

May 14, 2018
by Courtney Burnette, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico.

Last month, in conjunction with the 11th annual World Autism Awareness Day Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov , the Indian Health Service (IHS) hosted the Autism Awareness Interagency Roundtable. Partners across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov , ... Continue reading