She was awarded a joint grant from the U.S. State Department and COMEXUS to continue her research with indigenous women on traditional medicine in rural west Mexico. Dr. Korn has published two books this year, the bi-lingual Medicinal Plants of the Jungle
/Plantas Medicinales de la Selva
, and Preventing and Treating Diabetes, Naturally, the Native Way
, with co-author Dr. Rudolph Ryser. Medicinal Plants of the Jungle
educates the reader about both indigenous and biomedical science of 11 of the most important healing plants chosen by the women of Yelapa, Mexico. This book is a product of the women’s community medicine project.