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Beth MichelAssociate Dean of Admission and Lead for Native American Affairs

Beth Michel is a proud citizen of the Tohono O’odham Nation as well as Hopi and Navajo. She is an Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Lead for Native American Affairs at Emory University. Prior to joining Emory, Michel was an Indigenous evaluator at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) as a contractor. During her 7 years as a consultant and trusted advisor, she collaborated with more than 30 Tribal health programs and Native-serving organizations to support evaluation design and implementation provided by public health federal funds. 

Michel has served in various civic leadership roles including the Chair of Indigenous Peoples in Evaluation for the American Evaluation Association, and currently serving as the Chair of her Tribal Nation’s Institutional Review Board. Michel received a Master of Public Health degree with a global health concentration from Rollins School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona.