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AMIA is committed to diversity throughout the organization and presenting a diverse group of keynote speakers headlining AMIA meetings.

AMIA 2021 Informatics Summit Speaker Abigail Echo-Hawk

Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA (Pawnee), was born in the heart of Alaska where she was raised with the traditional values of giving, respect for all, and love. As the Director of Urban Indian Health Institute and Chief Research Officer of Seattle Indian Health Board, Abigail works to engage community partners, conduct research and evaluation, and build capacity for Native organizations. In these roles, she also works to identify health research priorities and ensure research is done in a manner that respects tribal sovereignty and is culturally appropriate.