Dr. Becker is an epidemiologist with substantial experience in public health-related research in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. He has over thirty years of research and collaboration with AI/AN populations in epidemiologic studies and over fifteen years of experience in guiding education programs to increase Native researchers’ skills in designing and implementing chronic disease control projects. He serves as PI for the training activities for the NW NARCH. He assists with cancer control research at the NPAIHB and has completed several cancer linkage and other grant-funded cancer-related projects there. He has published numerous papers on health-related topics among AI/ANs.