Learn more about the Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles project in our February 2021 newsletter:
A mere six months before the pandemic, Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, associate clinical professor, NAU Department of Occupational Therapy, and her community partner Shevaun Sullivan, director of group home relations for OCJ Kids or Opportunity, Community and Justice for Kids, in Phoenix, received funding from the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s Community-Campus Partnership Support (CCPS) for their project.
Their plan was… Read more
Early childhood caries (ECC), or tooth decay, has been linked to serious chronic health conditions like premature or low birth weight in infants, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and stroke, according to the Arizona Healthy Smiles, Healthy Bodies Survey conducted by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
COVID-19 may present opportunities for improving healthcare delivery. According to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, telehealth visits with healthcare providers increased 154 percent between March 2019 and March 2020 primarily due to limitations of in-person interactions due to COVID-19.
To address these health care delivery shifts, and to discuss ways in… Read more
When Alexandra Samarron Longorio was in her early 20s, as a former undocumented student, she saw that attending college in the United States was an almost impossible task for undocumented students.
A first generation college student of a single mother, Samarron was determined to thrive and, along with other undocumented students, to find higher education opportunities for everyone regardless of immigration status.
The task was not easy. Each year, 98,000 undocumented… Read more
By SignalsAZ staff
Northern Arizona University moved up five spots in the most recent National Science Foundation’s (NSF) national research rankings, moving to No. 191 with a fiscal year 2019 performance of $58.91 million.
Year after year, NAU has risen in these rankings, which takes research expenditures into account More …