Roxanna King, PhD, is a Scientific Assistant with Partnerships for Native Health. She primarily assists with the AI-CHERISH and CHaRRM-CN research studies. She grew up along the Newaukum River in a rural community in Southwest Washington. Roxanna is a descendant of the Lakota. Her love of culture and mythology led her to study Anthropology. She received research training in Dominica as part of the Caribbean Ethnographic and Community Development Field School in 2007 and 2008. From 2010 to 2012, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. Roxanna received her PhD in Anthropology in December 2019. Her doctoral research focused on diet and nutrition among the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation. Her research interests include healing, ethnobotany, religion, traditional ecological knowledge, and historical trauma. She hopes to bring her anthropological expertise to the research team. In her free time, Roxanna enjoys sleeping in, painting, gardening, hiking, kayaking, and anything to do with cats.
Roxanna King, PhD