Mariah Norwood is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. She is currently working as the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Support Specialist and Research Coordinator for the LSIC. She received both her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and Master’s Degree in Health and Human Services Administration from the University of Oklahoma. She currently serves on the Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Nations Advisory Board and is a Tribal Researchers’ Cancer Control Fellow. Throughout her education and career, Mariah has aligned herself with advocacy projects that address social determinants of health and strive to achieve health equity through policy and community-driven action strategies.