John Molina, M.D., J.D., L.H.D. (Pascua Yaqui and Yavapai Apache), serves on the board of directors for San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation and the Pascua Yaqui Healthcare Corporation and on faculty with the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He currently serves as the health services director for Native Health, an Urban Indian Health Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He previously served as compliance officer for Native Health, health systems director for the Kenaitze Indian Tribe in Alaska, CEO for the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, and assistant director/medical director for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (Arizona’s Medicaid program). He practiced as an OB/GYN with the Indian Health Service; founded Las Fuentes Health Clinic in his hometown of Guadalupe, Arizona; and is a U.S. Navy veteran.
Dr. Molina graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and received an honorary L.H.D. from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. His interests are in the integration of Indigenous and Western medicine and in Indian health care law and policy. Dr. Molina has also published numerous medical articles on the integration of Indigenous culture and Western medicine. He and his wife, Stephanie Little Hawk-Big Crow, D.B.A., M.Ed. (Titawan Lakota Oglala), have six adult children and nine grandchildren.