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Obama to nominate UofA professor for Indian position (access required)

University of Arizona assistant professor Yvette Roubideaux has been asked to join the Obama administration in Washington and head the Indian Health Services division of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Roubideaux is a member of the Rosebud Sioux tribe and has dedicated her career to researching Native American health issues. The 46-year-old has ...

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