Behavioral Sleep Medicine Seminar Series


Behavioral Sleep Medicine Seminar Series

Thursday, Dec. 5

9-10 a.m.

Live presentation at Banner - University Medical Center South, Behavioral Health Pavilion, Group Room 40 (within the 3rd floor Adult Psychiatry Clinic). Located at 2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85714


Tommy K. Begay, PhD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine - Tucson
University of Arizona

The Impact of American Indian Historical Trauma on Culture, Behavior and Health

CME provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

As a result of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the interrelationship of American Indian historical trauma, intergenerational trauma, and adverse childhood experiences -- and the impact of health and wellness. 
  2. Examine the basic neuroscience of behavior, and behavioral modification.
  3. Understand the evolution of the "culture" of violence and self-medication. 

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, please contact:

Manuel Acuña