University of Washington School of Public Health

Karina Walters - SPH Faculty Bio

Karina Walters

Professor, School of Social Work
Adjunct Professor, Global Health

University of Washington School of Social Work
4101 15th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Tel: 206-543-5647
kw5@u.washington.edu

Research Interests

Global indigenous health and health policy; American Indian and Alaska Native health, HIV prevention, mental health, and substance abuse; culturally relevant psychometric measurement and sampling methodology development; traumatic stress, historical trauma, discrimination stress and psychological wellness; social work multicultural and cross-cultural practice competencies

Education

PhD   Social Welfare (PhD), University of California Los Angeles, 1995
MSW   Social Welfare, University of California Los Angeles, 1990
BA   Sociology, University of California Los Angeles, 1987

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