Wapskineh selected for Emory University diabetes prevention training

BY ROGER GRAHAM
Multimedia Producer – @cp_rgraham
10/11/2018 02:00 PM
Main Cherokee Phoenix
Tonya Wapskineh
TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation citizen and CN Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinatior Tonya Wapskineh was recently selected to be a part of the Emory University Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center Master Trainer Select Program for 2018-19.

“Currently there are two MTS in Oklahoma,” said Wapskineh. “Two other Oklahomans have been selected, so there will be five MTS, including myself, after the October training.”

According to an information sent to Wapskineh, the DTTAC Master Trainer Select Program allows for greater sustainability within large organizations and systems that are delivering the National Diabetes Prevention lifestyle change program, while maintaining a high standard of quality assurance.

The program is an interactive, two-day, face-to-face training delivered by experts for a small group of selected and invited MTS candidates. It will prepare Wapskineh to serve as a Master Trainer Select for the CN and provide Lifestyle Coach Training for the National Diabetes Prevention Program.

For more information about he CN Diabetes Prevention Program or to become a participant, visit cherokee.org or call 918-453-5776 or email tonya-wapskineh@cherokee.org.
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