THRIVE (Translational Health Research Initiative)
is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and Northern Arizona Healthcare to facilitate collaborative research that builds on strong
biomedical, behavioral, and cultural health research for the
diverse populations of Northern Arizona.
THRIVE research focuses on:
- Population health
- Health disparities
- Translational medicine
- Clinical practices and
- Health informatics
- Behavioral medicine
THRIVE partnership supports
the Arizona Biosciences roadmap and the emerging ABOR strategic plan for the
development of a sustainable biomedical industry in Arizona. The primary
THRIVE research goals are outcome-oriented, evidence based, and focused on
improving clinical, behavioral, and population health management by integrating
the resources and research efforts of both partners.
THRIVE Mission Statement and Objectives
Mission Statement (Adopted 3-10-2014)
The THRIVE (Translational Health Research
Initiative) partnership will encourage and support innovative population health
research to improve health outcomes for all of the communities across Northern
Objective 1: THRIVE
will support collaborative (outcome-oriented, evidence-based) research efforts
that build a strong clinical, behavioral, and community health research hub in
Objective 2: The founding partners of
THRIVE (NAU and NAH) will proactively seek additional partners that can
contribute to the overall mission of the THRIVE initiative.
THRIVE Project Proposal Process
THRIVE steering committee accepts proposals focused on collaborative research between
NAU and NAH. The proposal process is not a source of funding, it is a source of
institutional commitment to providing joint access to research opportunities
that fit the overall THRIVE mission and activities. Researchers are invited to submit a THRIVE project proposal at any time.