Gary Lankford (Cherokee)
Gary has been employed at the Association of American Indian Physicians for just over 11 years now and has worked at AAIP in the areas of diabetes prevention, policy and environmental change, obesity prevention and student programs. Before AAIP, Gary worked for several years at the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Currently, Gary is the Program Director for the Advances in Indian Health Care student programs at AAIP. Gary earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a member of the Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma.