Dr. Lemyra DeBruyn Bio Page

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Dr. Lemyra DeBruyn, Ph.D.

Key Scientific Staff for Bowman Performance Consulting

Dr. Lemyra DeBruyn holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Medical Anthropology (1984). She also has a M.A. from the University of Arizona in Cultural Anthropology (1973) and a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in Sociology (1972). She has 40 years of completing mixed-method and culturally responsive Indigenous research and evaluation projects with Indigenous communities (rural, urban, and reservation contexts). Dr. DeBruyn’ s decades of leadership experience within the U.S. federal government (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Indian Health Service) contribute to her skills in tribal and public government relationship building and monitoring in the areas of health, health policy, evaluation, and health educational programming. Dr. DeBruyn brings her federal/tribal relations and community-based health education perspectives to BPC projects.