Stacy Rasmus

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Stacy Rasmus

Research associate professor / CANHR director

University affiliation

  • Institute of Arctic Biology
  • College of Rural and Community Development
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

Contact information

Media contact

University Relations

Areas of expertise

  • Biology
  • Biomedicine and health
  • Indigenous studies

Research interests/biography

Rasmus' research focuses on understanding the intersections between culture, health, and well-being, and the role of resilience and protective factors in reducing health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native peoples. Her expertise is in social and behavioral sciences and she has a broad background in medical anthropology and psychology with specific expertise in the translation of cultural knowledge and practice into health interventions.