Rodney Haring Rodney Haring, PhD, MSW

Rodney Haring

PhD, MSW

About Rodney Haring

Biography:

Rodney C. Haring, PhD, MSW is Director of the Roswell Park Center for Indigenous Cancer Research, research faculty at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control and adjunct faculty at the Native American Research and Training Center, University of Arizona. He is also a past fellow at the National Congress of American Indians and Mayo Clinic. Dr. Haring (Beaver Clan) is an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and resides on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation (NY). He holds a doctoral degree in social work with over 15 years of social work practice and a former delegate on the US Department of Health and Human Services, American Indian and Alaska Native, Health Research Advisory Council. He is also the lead delegate for the historic MoU between Roswell Park and Indian Health Services with the common mission of addressing health burdens in Indigenous communities. In 2017 he was awarded an Impact Award by the National Indian Health Board. His research interests intersect eliminating disparities and encouraging resiliencies within First Nations and Indigenous societies.

Positions

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology
  • Office of Community Outreach and Engagement
  • Department of Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Director, Center for Indigenous Cancer Research

Background

Education and Training:

  • 2007 - PhD - Social Work/Social Welfare, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • 2002 - MSW - State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Board Certification:

  • New York State Master Social Worker - License Number: 066909

Professional Memberships:

  • 2019 - National Institutes of Health, Tribal Advisory Committee, (Seneca Nation), Member at Large
  • 2018 - National Institutes of Health, Tribal Advisory Committee, (Proxy- St. Regis Mohawk Nation), Northeast Representative
  • 2017-2018 - US Health and Human Services, American Indian Health Research Advisory Council, At-Large, Community Delegate (Seneca Nation of Indians, President’s Office)
  • 2015 - US Health and Human Services, American Indian Health Research Advisory Council, At-Large, Community Delegate (Seneca Nation of Indians, President’s Office)
  • 2012-present - Native American SUNY: Western Consortium Network Advisory Member
  • 2013-2014 - Native Research Network, Outgoing Chair
  • 2011-2013 - Native Research Network, Co-Chair
  • 2011-2013 - Native Research Network, Governance Sub-Committee
  • 2010-2011 - Native Research Network, Incoming Co-Chair
  • 2009-2010 - Native Research Network Research Ethics Sub-Committee
  • 2009-2010 - Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Member
  • 2009-2010 - Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Native American Chapter, Member
  • 2009-2010 - National Association of Social Work Appointed Member, Private Practice Specialty Practice Section Committee

Professional Experience:

  • Founder, One Feather Consulting
  • 2017 - Roswell Park/Mayo Clinic, Spirit of EAGLES, National Conference Planner (plenary speaker), Niagara Falls, NY
  • 2016 - Roswell Park Cancer Institute Delegate to the United States, Department of Interior, Indian Health Services Memorandum of Understanding
  • 2016 - Technical Advisor to US SAMHSA, National Tribal Organization Roundtable. SAMHSA Headquarters (Rockville, MD) with the Native Research Network to address co-occurring conditions (cancer and substance abuse prevention)
  • 2016 - Native Research Network, Inc, National Indian Health Services Conference, Planning Board (plenary speaker), Cherokee, NC

Honors & Awards:

  • 2019 - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Research into Action National Award, New Orleans, LA
  • 2017 - recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, Finger Lakes Community College
  • 2017 - National Indian Health Board, Regional Impact Awardee, Bellevue, WA

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