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Lucas Jacob Trout, M.A.

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2018
World Health Organization Young Leader in Primary Care
2017
Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine

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Lucas Jacob Trout is lecturer on global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School, faculty director at Siamit, and Sayaqagvik project director at Maniilaq Social Medicine. In these roles, he leads clinical, research, and training programs focused on advancing Indigenous health rights by connecting academic medicine and community care.

Lucas grew up in the Midwest as one of eight siblings. He spent his early career working as a firefighter and EMT in the Mountain West and Alaska, where he discovered a love for the crossroads of health care and social science. He went on to study clinical psychology at Seattle University before returning to Kotzebue to found Maniilaq Social Medicine and Siamit in 2016.

Since then, Lucas and the Siamit family have worked to build a model for tribal health partnerships around the principles of Indigenous leadership, social medicine, and clinical excellence. For this work, Lucas was named a Young Leader in Primary Care by the World Health Organization. In his free time, Lucas likes to roast coffee, read fiction, and skijor with his dog, Casimir.

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  1. White LA, Wexler L, Weaver A, Moto R, Kirk T, Rataj S, Trout L, McEachern D. Implementation beyond the clinic: Community-driven utilization of research evidence from PC CARES, a suicide prevention program. Am J Community Psychol. 2022 Jun 28. PMID: 35762450.
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  2. Trout LJ, Weisman A, Miller JS, Kramer C, Keshavjee S, Kleinman AM, Kulkarni S, Baldwin T, Tobey ML, Buffey T, Harris NS. Siamit: A Novel Academic-Tribal Health Partnership in Northwest Alaska. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11):1560-1563. PMID: 34261866.
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  3. Trout LJ, Kleinman A. Covid-19 Requires a Social Medicine Response. Front Sociol. 2020; 5:579991. PMID: 33869507; PMCID: PMC8022438.
    Citations: 3     
  4. Trout L, Wexler L. Arctic Suicide, Social Medicine, and the Purview of Care in Global Mental Health. Health Hum Rights. 2020 Jun; 22(1):77-89. PMID: 32669791; PMCID: PMC7348442.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Trout L, Kramer C, Fischer L. Social Medicine in Practice: Realizing the American Indian and Alaska Native Right to Health. Health Hum Rights. 2018 Dec; 20(2):19-30. PMID: 30568399; PMCID: PMC6293359.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Trout L, Wexler L, Moses J. Beyond two worlds: Identity narratives and the aspirational futures of Alaska Native youth. Transcult Psychiatry. 2018 12; 55(6):800-820. PMID: 30091690.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.