Dr. Donald Warne
is the associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion and the director of the department of Indigenous health at the University of North Dakota. He leads Indians Into Medicine
, a program that aims to increase the number of American Indian and Alaskan Native professionals in the health field. He also directs the world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health
, and the school's master's of public health program.
Warne has experience as a primary care physician, staff clinician, health researcher and director in health programs across the country. He is the principal investigator for the Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center at UND, and he serves as the senior policy advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Leader’s health board in Rapid City, S.D.