Stay up-to-date with the latest events, projects, and people through the June 2019 CHER newsletter.
CHER & SHERC news
The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) is currently recruiting for an open-rank faculty position of Health Services Researcher, Health Economist and/or Epidemiologist in Health Sciences! For more information about this opening, please visit the Faculty and Administrator openings page, and search position number 604163.
Preparing Native American Students for Careers in Public Health and Health Research
The Indigenous Summer Enhancement Program (ISEP) is available to high school students, grades 9-12. ISEP provides a culturally supportive atmosphere for developing a strong multicultural approach in public health and health research. This one week program builds new skill sets, develops leadership qualities and facilitates mentorship between high school and undergraduate students. Application Deadline is April 26, 2019.
Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles: An Early Childhood Caries Prevention Program
American Indian children are four times more likely to suffer from untreated dental caries when compared to white children.1 High rates of Early Childhood Caries (ECC; one or more decayed, missing, or filled teeth in a child less than 6 years of age)2 in American Indian children impact the wellbeing of their families and communities because of the associated problems that result from untreated ECC such as infection,… Read more
CHER Associate Professor, Samantha Sabo, was a member of the planning committee for the workshop “Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health.” CHER Director, Julie Baldwin, is a member of the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity, which held this workshop. The purpose of the roundtable is to increase awareness of health inequities; continue to improve health research, policy, and programs; and build partnerships with new leaders and stakeholders.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published the… Read more