Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Diabetes on the Navajo nation: what role can gardening and agriculture extension play to reduce it?

Kevin  Lombard

Kevin Lombard

qualifications: MSc (Horticulture)

contribution: wrote the first draft, supplied data, literature review

position: Graduate Research Assistant

Health and horticulture are interrelated. Current and past research: poplar-based agroforestry in the Four Corners Region of New Mexico and investigation of biochemical anti-oxidants in onion having potential anti-cancer and cardiovascular disease preventative properties. Other interests: gardening with ornamental and edible horticultural crops.


Sue  Forster-Cox

Sue Forster-Cox

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Assistant Professor

Involved with tribal, rural and US/Mexico borderland public health and health education issues. Also involved with pipeline development - supporting rural and American Indian youth as they seek professional preparation into health careers.


Dan  Smeal

Dan Smeal

qualifications: MSc (Agronomy)

contribution: supplied data, contributed to drafts

position: Associate Professor


Mick K O'Neill

Mick O'Neill

qualifications: PhD (Agronomy)

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Associate Professor and Superintendent


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