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CHER & SHERC news
Opioid addiction and other substance use disorders have surged to become a major national health priority in recent years.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), where physicians use carefully regulated medications to help patients overcome their addictions, is one of the most popular and effective treatment approaches, but is often hampered by the need for patients to visit… Read more
When new faculty members begin their careers, their first forays in the field can be difficult to navigate, especially when they begin to develop their first grant or to search for initial extramural support.
Despite concerted national efforts to create healthier, more equitable communities, health disparities and health inequities still “loom large” in the United States, particularly for people of color and rural communities.
According to the recently released 2020 Regional Health Equity Survey Report (RHES), a way to address health equity issues may lie in cross-sectoral collaboration between Arizona’s top community leaders — those whose individual work, when brought together,… Read more
How comfortable do you think senior management at your organization feels in talking about discrimination, race and racism?
NAU researchers develop K-12 school COVID-19 transmission tracking protocol
When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, K-12 schools were among the first operations to close in order to prevent community spread in the US.
As schools slowly begin to reopen for in-person classes throughout the country, there is still sparse information about COVID-19 mitigation strategy adherence, including physical distancing, mask wearing, and… Read more