The Native American Center for Health Professions includes an advisory council comprising members representing all health care professions. 

Native health care providers interested in becoming affiliated with the Native American Center for Health Professions can contact us at nachp@hslc.wisc.edu.

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Jacquelynn Arbuckle, MD, FACS 

Tribal affiliation: St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

Current position: Retired surgeon

Specialty: General surgery


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Christine Athmann, MD 

Tribal affiliation: Anishinaabe, White Earth Nation

Current position: Family physician, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, Minnesota

Specialty: Family medicine


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Brian Beardsley, PA 

Tribal affiliation: Six-Nations, Mohawk

Current position: Physician assistant, Meriter Emergency Services, Madison, Wisconsin

Specialty: Family medicine, emergency medicine


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Kiana Beaudin, PA 

Tribal affiliation: Ho-Chunk Nation, Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

Current position: Physician assistant, Ho-Chunk Nation House of Wellness Clinic, Baraboo, Wisconsin

Specialty: Family medicine


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Bret Benally Thompson, MD 

Tribal affiliation: Anishinaabe, White Earth Nation

Current position: Clinical faculty, Department of Family Medicine - Hospital Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison

Specialty: Family medicine, palliative care


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Kenneth Bernard, MD, MBA 

Tribal affiliation: Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

Current position: Emergency medicine physician, Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital

Specialty: Emergency medicine


John Breuninger, BSN, MPH 

Tribal affiliation: Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

Current position: Retired; president, Woodland Indian Art Board; contractor, Oneida Seven Generation Corp.; Oneida Nation Veterans Affairs Committee; Intertribal Golf Association

Specialty: Nursing, administration, planning, organizational development


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Amanda Bruegl, MD 

Tribal affiliation: Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians

Current position: Assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University

Specialty: Obstetrics, gyneclogy


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Katie Cannon, MD

Tribal affiliation: Anishinaabe, White Earth Nation

Current position: Department of Psychiatry Residency Program, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison

Specialty: Psychiatry


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Heather Crowley, MSW

Tribal affiliation: Ho-Chunk Nation

Current position: Behavioral health social worker, St. Mary’s Hospital; supervisor, Delinquency Services, Neighborhood Intervention Program, Department of Human Services, Dane County

Specialty: Child and family systems, emergency mental health, delinquency, community networking and engagement, trauma-informed care 


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Debra Danforth, RN, BSN

Tribal affiliation: Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

Current position: Health Division director, Oneida Health Clinic

Specialty: Nursing


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Amy DeLong, MD, MPH

Tribal affiliation: Ho-Chunk Nation

Current position: Family health and adolescent health specialist, Ho-Chunk Nation House of Wellness Clinic, Baraboo, Wisconsin

Specialty: Family medicine, adolescent health


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Lana Doxtater Massaro, MD

Tribal affiliation: Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

Current position: Assistant clinical professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison; family physician, Access Community Health Centers, Madison

Specialty: Family medicine


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Kansas Dubray, MD

Tribal affiliation: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Current position: Medical director, Hospitalist Program at St. Clare Hospital, Baraboo, Wisconsin

Specialty: Internal medicine, pediatrics


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Jeff Kunz, MD, MA

Tribal affiliation: Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Current position: Retired state health officer

Specialty: Public health, health administration


Adrienne Laverdure, MD

Tribal affiliation: Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

Current position: Medical director, Peter Christensen Health Center, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

Specialty: Family medicine


Aubrey Martinez, PT, MPT

Tribal affiliation: Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

Current position: Senior physical therapist, New York University Langone Medical Center - Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine

Specialty: Neurological rehab, women's health


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Faith Ottery, MD, PhD

Tribal affiliation: Brothertown Indian Nation

Current position: President, Ottery and Associates

Specialty: Surgical oncology


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Shiloh Small, MD

Tribal affiliation: Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Current position: Obstetrics and gynecology, Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska

Specialty: Obstetrics, gynecology


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Michael Stauder, MD

Tribal affiliation: Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Current position: Assistant professor, radiation oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Specialty: Radiation oncology


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Cary Waubanascum, MSW

Tribal affiliation: Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Current position: Social worker/project specialist, Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program, National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College

Specialty: Suicide prevention, culture based offender reentry, violence/bullying prevention, tribal community action planning