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A Multi-Discipline Project Aimed at Addressing Historical Trauma

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Jennifer Gubbels, Karla Abbott, Ann Pederson, Beth Boyens

In The Moment ... February 1, 2018 Show 268 Hour 1

Four Augustana University professors are collaborating on a multi-discipline project. It's aimed at addressing historical trauma and its impact on preterm birth in Native American women.

In the Moment host Lori Walsh sat down with: Associate Professor of Physiology Jennifer Gubbels, Assistant Professor of Nursing Karla Abbott, Professor of Religion Ann Pederson and Assistant Professor of English Beth Boyens. In this first segment, the group discusses the science behind historical trauma and how it is revealed in public health, spirituality, and literature.

In the second segment, the group discusses the work the cohort is doing to reach out to Native American partners for collaboration.