Congratulations to Monte Yazzie (ALA 2000) who was awarded the 2022 Rick Smith Injury Prevention Award by Indian Health Service.

From 2016-2020, unintentional injuries were the third leading cause of death for all ages. This issue is even more impactful among the Arizona (AZ) American Indian / Alaskan Native (AI/AN) population where unintentional injuries are leading cause of death for all ages.

Mr. Monte Yazzie recognized this unacceptable disparity and decided to take action with a three prong solution. Read more.


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