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

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


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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