Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

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Frances K. Ward, Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
Washington State University
Health Care

Frances is a member of The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. She was recently admitted to Washington State University's College of Nursing. Frances intends to become a nurse practitioner and strives to provide the highest level of care to Yakama people through the Indian Health Service. Frances aspires to research how type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease can be associated with morbidity and mortality among Yakama people. Once this research is conducted, Frances intends to improve standard health care that many Yakamas receive by providing alternative methods of care that incorporate both Indigenous knowledge and modern western medicine.

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Alexis R. Barber Missouri
Nathaniel M. Baring Alaska
Temerity C. Bauer Nevada
Julianna K. Benge South Dakota
Sharia S. Betsoi Arizona
Mercedes Blancaflor Alaska
Victoria A. Boatwright Rhode Island
Joseph M. Boland Virginia
Janae C. Bonnell California
Jonnie L. Bray Washington
Carson S. Colenbaugh Georgia
Bethany J. Costello New Hampshire
Marina B. Dauer Texas
Aissa L. Dearing-Benton North Carolina
Sebastian D. Diaz Arizona
McKenna R. Dunbar Virginia
Elizabeth A. Esser Wisconsin
Kathryn A. Foral Georgia
Veronica Fritz Missouri
Kruttika Gopal Connecticut
Kendra M. Held Minnesota
Madison L. Hodges Indiana
Mackenzie L. Jahnke Hawaii
Olivia E. Jakabosky California
Abigail J. Kahler Arizona
Ondrea N. Kanwhen New York
Isabella D. Killius Tennessee
Mackenzie H. Knapp Washington
Teagan M. Kuzniar West Virginia
Alexia LaGrone Louisiana
Jessica N. Lambert North Carolina
Tylar M. Larsen Minnesota
Dana J. Lee New Mexico
Lilly E. Lewis Texas
Aiyana L. Lynch North Carolina
Benjamin J. May Pennsylvania
Merrick M. McMahon North Dakota
Nadira Sage Mitchell Arizona
Nolan D. Monaghan Iowa
Eloise J. Navarro Oregon
Erin A. Noël Massachusetts
Sage H. Phillips Maine
Joy E.M. Reeves Maryland
Nathaniel M. Ross Arizona
Max J. Sano New York
Naomi H. Schulberg New York
Alexios N. Smith Hawaii
Quinn C. Smith Jr. New Mexico
Morgan A. Spehar Ohio
Jonathan J. Szeto New Jersey
Carlos D. Tovar Texas
Sonny L. Walton North Carolina
Frances K. Ward Washington
Raina K. Woolworth Mississippi
Kamryn M. Yanchick Oklahoma