The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), in collaboration with the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre (ABRC) and The Covid Prison Project held a Incarceration and COVID-19 workshop. This workshop was hosted by Ricky Camplain, PhD, Assistant Professor, NAU Health Sciences, Epidemiologist at the Center for Health Equity Research, and Carly Camplain, JD,… Read more
The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), in collaboration with the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre (ABRC), held the 4th Annual Yuma Forum: Resilient Communities and Sustainable Health Equity. Speakers… Read more
When Northern Arizona University researchers successfully partner with a community organization, their experience can inform other emerging community partnerships.
The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) created a video series titled “Stories of Community-Engaged Research” that features four community-university partnerships, each in its own five-part video.
“The purpose of the video series is to allow community… Read… Read more
The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) pilot project is nearing the completion of qualitative and biological data collection. Individuals detained in the Coconino County Jail have participated in interviews and biological swab samples that are being tested for staph and cavity-causing bacteria. The collection of data has been supported by 7 student interns and a new CHER Project Coordinator Sr., Carly Camplain. Further data collection and analysis will include accessing and obtaining permissions to criminal justice information systems, local data… Read more
CHER Director, Julie Baldwin, is a member of the Committee on Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities. The committee authored the Consensus Study Report Getting to Zero Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: A Comprehensive Approach to a Persistent Problem, which was the topic of KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny’s interview with Julie Baldwin. The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report calls for stricter blood alcohol concentration laws in an effort to reduce impaired driving injuries and fatalities.
KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny’s interview with… Read more