Faculty

These faculty and staff are dedicated to sharing their knowledge with our clinics as well as our communities and they can help you implement programs to address various health conditions.

To connect with one of the experts, please contact us today at echo@npaihb.org.

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Debra Buffalo Boy

Debra Buffalo Boy

“As an Indigenous woman in long term recovery I feel committed to supporting our communities to create wellness and healing for ourselves in Traditional Ways that come from our long history of resilience and survival.”

Debra is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation where she was born and raised. She is a woman in long term recovery and has worked in the addiction recovery field for over 40 years as a counselor, ...read more
Dr. Sophina Calderon

Dr. Sophina Calderon

Dr. Sophina Manheimer Calderon is Diné (Navajo) from Tuba City, Arizona and is a graduate of Dartmouth College. She obtained her medical degree at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed her residency at the University of ...read more
Jessica Carroll

Jessica Carroll

“I love that this ECHO allows people from across Indian Country to come together and support each other.”

Jessica Carroll (Osage), MS, PWS, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Portland State University and a master’s degree in professional mental health counseling from the Graduate Center of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. ...read more
Dr. Janet Cifuentes

Dr. Janet Cifuentes

“I spend almost all of my time working with people on an individual level, so I really enjoy the opportunity to share my experience on a larger scale through ECHO.”

LCDR Cifuentes graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 2011 and has been working with the Indian Health Service since. After completing a PGY1 residency at Cherokee Indian Hospital in North Carolina, Janet transferred to Sells Indian ...read more