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Teresa Trumbly Lamsam, Ph.D., (Osage) is also the executive editor of Native Health News Alliance and the citizen health blog Wellbound Storytellers. In her previous journalism career, Teresa held editing positions in metro news, and was the editor of the Osage Nation newspaper.
Teresa’s research career has focused on the influence and perceptions of tribal news media. She believes tribal media can make a difference in the health of the communities they serve. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and her master’s degree in media management and doctorate from the Missouri School of Journalism. She served on the multi-university committee that developed the American Indian curriculum for the nation’s first fully online master’s degree program in Community Development. As a faculty member in a university consortium, she also teaches in the program for the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.
Research and Creative Activity Interests
Native American press, community development, IT for development
BA, Abilene Christian University
MA, University of Missouri
PhD, University of Missouri