The Center for Health Equity Research is proud to welcome our newest faculty member – Dr. Michael (Mike) Anastario. Anastario is joining us as an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. We are excited to see how Mike’s interests and research expertise intertwine with the amazing work of… Read more
The Center for Native American Cancer Health Equity (C-NACHE) is delighted to announce our annual ‘2023 Arizona Intertribal Cancer Prevention Forum’ taking place Tuesday, September 26th in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Focus areas of the forum include:
- Understanding Current Native American Cancer Data and Health Trends in Arizona
- Informing Cancer-related Health Policy and Advocacy Strategies for Native American Communities in Arizona
- Network-building and -strengthening opportunities for attendees
To ensure we create a positive and meaningful forum experience for all; this event will be invitation-only and… Read more
For the past three years, Viacheslav “Slava” Fofanov and other Northern Arizona University researchers have been studying tooth decay in 350 preschoolers in northern Arizona to see if they are affected by the acidic bacteria in their oral “microbiome.” They will soon begin working… Read more
In summer, elementary and middle school students seem to have unlimited time for outdoor exercise and exploration––long, sunny days free from classes or cold weather to keep them indoors.
But through three years of research, Hendrik “Dirk” de Heer found that weight gain among the highest risk students is highest in the summer months… 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