Shannon Laing, MSW
Director of Native Health and Wellness
Ms. Laing has been with MPHI for more than 15 years. She serves as the Director of Native Health and Wellness within MPHI’s Center for Healthy Communities. She has worked with partners to design, coordinate, and evaluate more than 50 projects addressing a variety of health issues with Native American communities. For the past 12 years her work focused on supporting tribal organizations with community health assessment and improvement planning, population health surveys, research, and culturally-tailored health initiatives using community-based participatory evaluation, training, technical assistance, and facilitation. Ms. Laing earned a Master of Social Work in Organizational and Community Practice from Michigan State University and is trained and experienced in using Technology of Participation Facilitation Methods.