Diana Redwood is a Senior Epidemiologist at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC). She received her MPH and MS in Nutrition from Tufts University, Boston, MA. She received her Ph.D. in Public Health from University of Alaska Fairbanks. Dr. Redwood has worked in the Alaska Tribal Health System since 2004. Her expertise is in public health and epidemiology, with a focus on cancer screening and prevention.
From 2009-2015, Dr. Redwood was the director of ANTHC’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This program worked to increase Colorectal Cancer (CRC) screening among Alaska Native and American Indian people through direct screening services, public outreach, provider education, and policy and systems level improvements in the Alaska Tribal Health System.
Dr. Redwood also manages several research studies, including investigating novel methods for CRC screening outreach and new screening tests, including CologuardTM, for use among the Alaska Native population. She is a member of the national Indian Health Services Task Force on CRC and has published extensively on her work with Alaska Native people.