Represented: Patients, Caregivers, and Patient Advocates
Alma McCormick is a member of the Crow Nation and the Executive Director of Messengers for Health, a Native American 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization located on the Crow reservation. She is a leader and a community activist for improved health and wellness among her people. Her educational background is in community health and she furthered her education in health and wellness at Montana State University Billings. She has been actively involved in cancer awareness outreach and advocacy among American Indian women in Montana since 1996.
McCormick has extensive experience in conducting community-based participatory research health projects while working in collaboration with Montana State University. She has traveled nationwide to present at health conferences to share the program’s successes. She has also coauthored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. Her passion for her work in community outreach stems from her personal experience of losing a young twin daughter to neuroblastoma cancer in 1985.
Alma served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from August 2020 to August 2023.
Conflicts of Interest
As of September 8, 2020
- None reported
- Advisory Panel Member
- Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement