Senior Research Scientist
Tribal Affiliation: Prairie Band Potawatomi
Jason Hale is a Senior Research Scientist in the College of Health and the Institute for Indigenous Studies. His current research includes reducing smoking among American Indians through the development and implementation of culturally-tailored smoking cessation interventions. He is also now actively working on a research project with American Indian tribal communities to understand the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of American Indians surrounding COVID-19. Hale’s other research interests and community engagement work include weight loss, nutrition, and American Indians in higher education.