Jan Vasquez is the Associate Director of the Diabetes Prevention Program Director (DPP) at the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley (IHC). Jan directs several DPP projects and research grants. Through Jan’s leadership and vision, IHC’S DPP has been the recipient of 8 National Awards. Jan is currently Co-Investigator on a PCORI grant focused on addressing the impact of historical trauma on American Indian people. In addition, Jan is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health degree at North Dakota State University, the only MPH in the nation offering a program specializing in American Indian Public Health.