Welcome to the Health Resilience among American Indians in Arizona Project
This project is housed under the Center for American Indian Resilience (CAIR). It is a community-engaged project designed to assess
healthcare provider perceptions on American Indian resilience, and the wellness
and resilience practices American Indians living in Arizona employ amidst severe
challenges. Researchers worked with over
60 provider and non-provider participants in interviews, focus groups, and
Wellness Mapping activities. We are now presenting and writing the results of
Dr. Hardy is a medical anthropologist specializing in research strategies and implementation plans in the area of public health.
Internship and volunteer opportunities are available to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Research takes place at NAU and a variety of other locations across Northern Arizona.
Research takes place year-round from 2012-2016.
All research is conducted under the Center for American Indian Resilience.
Partial support for this research program comes the National Institute On
Minority Health And Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health
under Award Number P20MD006872. The content is solely the responsibility of the
Principal Investigator and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National
Institutes of Health.