Katie Cueva, PhD

Fullbright Arctic Initiative Scholar

Dr. Cueva was born and raised in Alaska and works in partnership with Alaska Native and American Indian communities through participatory action research. She is interested in social determinants of health in the circumpolar north, culturally appropriate health promotion, and advancing health equity. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Health at the Institute of Social and Economic Research, a CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow in the Alaska Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and Associate Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health. Dr. Cueva will be learning about the Community Health Representative program in Northwest Territories as a Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar. In her free time, Katie is also an avid dancer, hiker, and cross country skier.