North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
University of North Dakota - School of Medicine & Health Sciences
1301 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037 - Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
Telephone: (701) 777-6376 - Fax: (701) 777-6372
NDINBRE Supported By
Institutional Development Award (IDeA)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
August 12, 2011 - Outstanding Student Research at the
American Psychological Association

August 12, 2011 - Melissa Wheeler, a Navajo senior psychology major, received an award at the 119th Annual American Psychological Association Conference in Washington, D.C, for her poster entitled, "Alcohol and Other Drug Use among Northern Plains Indians." The award for Outstanding Student Research was presented by Division 18: Psychologists in Public Service for exceptional achievement in research within Psychology in Indian Country. Melissa is a summer fellow in the Research Experiences for UND Undergraduates (REFUNDU) program supported by the INBRE grant, the project was supported by a NIDA funded NARCH grant. Melissa is a member of the Native Health Research Team at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences where she works with Dr. Jacque Gray.
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