NAU Center for Health Equity ResearchCHER has many affiliated faculty members that are dedicated to providing top-notch education for NAU students. Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, OTD, OTR/L Assistant Clinical Professor, Occupational Therapy Amy.Armstrong@nau.edu Clinical pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, home health and school-based practice, neurodevelopmental disabilities, infant motor and sensory development
Steven Barger, PhD Professor, Psychological Sciences Steven.Barger@nau.edu Social relationships and health, health disparities, social connections.
Loren Buck, PhD Professor, Biological Sciences Loren.Buck@nau.edu Adaptations and responses of animals to extreme and changing environments.
Samantha Callahan, DDS Assistant Clinical Professor, Dental Hygiene Sam.Callahan@nau.edu
Dawn Clifford Director of the Master of Public Health program Associate Professor, Health Sciences Dawn.Clifford@nau.edu Motivational interviewing, non-dietary approaches to health and wellness
Jani Ingram, PhD Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry Lead PI, Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention (NAU) Program PI, Bridges to Baccalaureate Program Jani.Ingram@nau.edu Environmental contaminants and health; chronic uranium exposure and cancer risk to the Navajo.
Amit Kumar, PhD Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Amit.Kumar@nau.edu Health care disparities in patients with multimorbidities, with particular emphasis on patient status, socioeconomic status, and provider level factors on patients' health outcomes
Frank Von Hippel, PhD Professor, Biological Sciences Frank.VonHippel@nau.edu Ecotoxicology, evolutionary ecology and conservation biology.
Heather Thomas, RDH, MEd Assistant Clinical Professor, Dental Hygiene Heather.Thomas@nau.edu
Robert T. Trotter, II, PhD Regents’ Professor, Anthropology Robert.Trotter@nau.edu Medical anthropology, alcohol and drug addiction, corporate anthropology
Meghan Warren, PT, MPH, PhD Associate Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Meghan.Warren@nau.edu Acute care rehabilitation, analysis of administrative data, functional tests with non-contact injuries