Mugur Geana, PhD

"A Pilot Study on the Development and Implementation of a Community-Driven, Comprehensive Online Diabetes Information and Management Resource for American Indians from the Great Plains"

The goal of this research was to customize and pilot changes to an existing web application (, and to provide the American Indian/Alaskan Native community with culturally-relevant, diabetes prevention news & information. This study is especially significant in that it reaches a priority population through an innovative methodology.

Mugur Geana, PhD – Faculty Member, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Kansas