Darryl Tonemah, PhD, MEd, BS
Darryl Tonemah is a partner in the Native Health Group (NHG). The goal of NHG is to decrease health disparities among the Native American population and increase access to health care. He is also an international educator/trainer for wellness and healthy living with groups all over North America, including the United States, Canada and Mexico.
In addition, Dr. Tonemah has served as the Behavioral Specialist for the southwest sites of The Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) and the Look AHEAD study for the Southwest American Indian Center Sites in Gila River, Salt River, Phoenix, Arizona, as well as Shiprock and Zuni, New Mexico. He is also founder of the Oklahoma Intertribal Diabetes Coalition and was appointed by the Governor to address health disparities in Oklahoma.
Dr. Tonemah's volunteer work on the American Diabetes Association’s Research Policy Committee began in 2011.