Cristina Rivera Carpenter

Cristina Rivera Carpenter is a current PhD student in nursing at the University of Arizona. She is a alumnus of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Health, Equity, Action, and Leadership (HEAL) Initiative as a Navajo Nation Site Fellow at Tséhootsooí Medical Center from 2016-2018, a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholar, and a 2018 American Indian Research Center for Health (AIRCH) fellow. Her interests are in cultural determinants of health for indigenous peoples, the decolonization of health care and wellness, and the centering of indigenous knowledge systems. 


Coronavirus in the Navajo Nation—From Charity to Solidarity

Why we need to re-center the narrative around working with indigenous peoples in the Navajo Nation and other communities