As the Health and Wellness Coach, Walker works with un’ina, “those who come to us,” at the Dena’ina Wellness Center with their health and wellness goals. Walker helps un’ina improve their health, vitality, and well-being by engaging in lifestyle changes to improve health and prevent disease. Walker can help un’ina with weight loss, fitness, nutrition, stress coping, sleep, mind-body and positive psychology interventions.
Walker earned his bachelor’s degree in Public Health and completed an internship with Kenaitze Indian Tribe on the Food Sovereignty Assessment. Walker is extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue to work for the Tribe in the Wellness Department. He continues to help un’ina with their health and wellness journey.
Walker also is the program coordinator for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians grant. He works with other departments at the Dena’ina Wellness Center to help un’ina manage their diabetes and prevent further cases with workshops and diabetes prevention and management classes.
On his days off Walker enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, fishing, hiking, and camping.