December 2017 Dr. DenYelle Kenyon was accepted to attend the Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges in Scottsdale, AZ. The seminar covered leadership topics and skills such as interpersonal communication, finances, and collaborations.
Novemeber 2017 Dr. DenYelle Kenyon gave an invited presentation to the Department of Community & Behavioral Health at the University of Iowa on evaluation methods.
October 2017 Dr. DenYelle Kenyon completed a review for NIH, National Institute for Minority Health and Disparities panel for "Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations."
September 2017 Dr. DenYelle Kenyon received a non-research grant sub award for her project titled "Prescription Drug Overdose Data Driven Prevention Initiative".
September 2017 Dr. DenYelle Kenyon along with Alyson Becker and Char Green-Maximo presented on the evaluation process for the STI TPPO program at the 2017 Great Plains Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference. Representatives from four regional tribal nations, Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Health Board, and LSS were in attendance.
June 2017 Dr. DenYelle Kenyon presented "Providing a model for STI and teen pregnancy prevention with tribal communities: Building on lessons learned" at the FYSB Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Grantee conference.
March 2017 DenYelle Kenyon, PhD, presented "Establishing the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health" at the National Congress of American Indians - Policy Research Center, Quarterly Tribal Research Partners Webinar.
March 2017 DenYelle Kenyon, PhD, and Emily Griese, PhD, published a research article in the Journal for Diversity in Higher Education. By assessing the mentor-mentee relationship of participants in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) at Sanford Research, this study found that mentor beliefs impact student learning outcomes which underscores the important role of mentors for American Indian undergraduates."A research experience for American Indian undergraduates: Utilizing an actor-partner interdependence model to examine the student-mentor dyad".