The Center for American Indian/Indigenous Research and Education (CAIIRE) is located in the School of Nursing at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Mission: Conducting the highest quality evaluation and research utilizing methods that are congruent with American Indian culture and values.
Values: Seeking knowledge to benefit American Indian communities in a manner that is respectful and with integrity.
CAIIRE's priorities are:
|Identification of barriers impeding optimal health care utilization||Development and testing of culturally sensitive health and social service intervention models||Recruitment and retention of Native students into institutions of higher learning|