Associate Dean for Research & Professor, School of Social Work
University of Washington
Tel: 206-543-5647 Box: 354900
In the News:
- Walters and Colleagues Edit and Contribute to New Book, Indigenous Health Equity and Wellness (4/22/2022)
- Dr. Karina Walters to Join the NIH’s Tribal Health Research Office (3/26/2023)
Karina Walters researches American Indian and Alaska Native health, mental health, alcohol and substance abuse, and other wellness areas. She also studies multicultural social work practice identity as well as enculturation and cultural factors that buffer the effect of historical trauma, discrimination, and other forms of trauma and violence on indigenous wellness outcomes.