Motor Vehicle Safety: Billings Area American Indians/Alaska Natives

Author(s): Jordan Vandjelovic, Rocky Mountain Tribal Epidemiology Center


An overview of the challenges which are experienced by the Rocky Mountain Tribal Epidemiology Center (RMTEC) will be focused on; with an in-depth look at the data and Tribal challenges affecting this region. Some of these data limitations include: access to data from the Wyoming Department of Health, and hard copies versus electronic copies; misclassification by race, and missing data. Furthermore, challenges which have been encountered at the Tribal level will be focused on, including: sovereignty of Tribal Nations, capacity of each Tribe, traffic laws and polices, and staffing.
Oral Presentation