Rosalina (Rose) James is Principal Owner of Cedar Rose Consulting, L.L.C. As an independent business operator she works with local tribal and urban Indian community organizations to support health promotion initiatives and programming. For example, Rose provides evaluation and grant writing services to the Northwest Native Plants and Foods Collective, a team of health educators, youth organizers, Elders, storytellers and tribal leaders creating innovative learning experiences that inspire a cultural relationship with the land and community-wide resilience. Rose has made important contributions to the peer-reviewed literature on establishing respectful and productive genetic research partnerships between University scientists and indigenous groups, with particular focus on addressing issues related to data sharing. She has disseminated her scholarship to academic and tribal community audiences through diverse venues, including publications for the online Genetics Resource Guide for tribal leaders developed through the National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center. She currently co-directs the Community Outreach and Education Core of the NIH/NIEHS-sponsored University of Washington Interdisciplinary Center for Exposures, Diseases, Genomics and Environment (EDGE).