Tennille L. Marley, MPH
Tennille L. Marley, MPH, is a PhD candidate in sociology and a dissertation fellow at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico. She grew up on the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation in eastern Arizona. Marley’s dissertation examines the relationships among indigenous knowledge, land, local history/historical trauma, and diabetes within an American Indian community, using “place” as an anchoring concept. Her research interests include American Indian Health policy, diabetes in American Indian communities, and the incorporation of indigenous knowledge in health research. She holds an MPH from the University of Arizona.