January 2, 2019

Tribal dietitian makes eating healthy fun

Maggi Gilbert recently joined CPN as a registered dietitian at FireLake Wellness Center. She enjoys her new job that includes patient care, cooking demos and grocery store tours.
January 22, 2019

Stayin’ Alive: CPR training turns 1 at CPN

After one year, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Safety Department has trained thousands of Tribal employees how to perform CPR and use an automated external defibrillator. The Nation’s goal remains to have every employee trained and ready to help.
February 6, 2019

CPN locations achieve designation as Blue Zones Project Approved worksites

Several Citizen Potawatomi Nation worksite locations recently received approval from the Blue Zones Project, meaning the Tribe helps employees make healthier choices daily.
February 11, 2019

CBD products now available

Recently, four Citizen Potawatomi Nation enterprises began selling several locally produced CBD products.
February 12, 2019

Examining trauma provides insight into mental health disparities and poverty across Indian Country

Exposure to adverse, distressing events such as forced removal and cultural loss across multiple generations can manifest in anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses.
February 14, 2019

Cole’s degree may save Native American lives

Tribal member Ashley Cole finds herself drawn to helping Native American youth with their mental health and hopes to use suicide prevention methods as a licensed psychologist in the near future.
February 27, 2019

Parsons joins health services staff in managing diabetes

Shelby Parsons joined CPN's Diabetes Initiative as a nurse and case manager, helping patients manage their diabetes.
March 19, 2019

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observed in March

American Indian and Alaska Native women are three times more likely to receive an AIDS diagnoses than their Caucasian counterparts.
March 25, 2019

Peltier descendant brings medical expertise back home

Dr. Patrick Kennedye, member of the Peltier family, recently joined CPN Health Services as a primary care physician. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 2015 with the help of CPN scholarships.