EMAIL: Send Email to Cora Phillips
PHONE: (928) 660-3532
Ms. Phillips’ career has centered on working with governments and tribes to manage programs for self-determination, building bridges of hope and developing a cross-cultural understanding in the areas of human services, education, health, environmental health, child welfare, cancer prevention, substance abuse disorders, and achieving health equity. She holds an advanced degree of “Masters in clinical and community social work” as having served as part of Indian Country’s largest Division of Health and Division of Social Services which has exposed her to a comprehensive scenario of social problems and sequential outcomes. She has worked with both the government and non-governmental organizations with the grassroots communities, on issues ranging from uranium contamination, revisiting ancient healing modalities, environmental health, environmental impact statements and suicide prevention. She currently serves as a consultant for organizations ranging from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Dine Hataali (Navajo Medicine Men’s) Association and as a community advisory board member to multiple NIH funded research projects.
Co-Lead on “Involving Native Stakeholders in Pain Research Efforts (INSPiRE)”, intended to build a community engaged and patient-centered research agenda to address opioid overdose and chronic pain in Native American Communities.
Community advisory board member for the Native American Cancer Partnership and the Arizona piece of the National Institutes of Health’s national All of Us research toward using precision medicine to address health disparities.