Yup’ik Perceptions of Nutrition and Health:

Cultural Pathways to Prevention

Scarlett Hopkins and Anna Peter Raboff demonstrate how CANHR collects physical data.
Photo by Bert Boyer

The purpose of this project was to collect vital preliminary research to understand factors that influence food choice and health among Yup’ik youth.

This project moved researchers toward intervention and prevention planning tailored to the context of rural Alaska and the values of Yup’ik peoples.

Andrea Bersamin, Ph.D., Project Leader
NIH, National Center for Research Resources
under the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence Program

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