Please join MUIHC in welcoming Ann Douglas, PhD, and Lauren Small Rodriguez to our team! Dr. Douglas holds a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology and is the new director of our SAMHSA-funded Missoula Native Connections project. MNC will work to establish a community-wide support system focused on preventing suicide and substance abuse among Native youth in and around Missoula.
Lauren Small Rodriguez is the new MUIHC Community Organizer. This position is funded by the Missoula Interfaith Collaborative as part of a broad-based community organizing grant they received from Headwaters Foundation. This group will organize around social determinants of health and Lauren will work to ensure Native voices are included in this Missoula-wide project. Welcome, Ann and Lauren!