What began as an innovative, ambitious project more than five years ago, the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative has now grown into a… Read more
Since her doctoral work more than 31 years ago, Northern Arizona University Regents’ Professor Julie A. Baldwin has been working to prevent human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, in a unique way—through community-engaged, culturally centered interventions based on the specific needs in each community.
Baldwin, director of the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and… Read more
Amanda Hunter’s commitment to Indigenous health equity, specifically for youth and young adults, is shaping her prolific work as the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) postdoctoral scholar.
Her interest in developing Indigenous health equity started almost 10 years ago. After earning her bachelor’s degree in physiology, Amanda Urbina, now Hunter,… Read more
The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) awarded three NAU researchers grants totaling $150,000 for health equity research in the local community through the Pilot Project Program (PPP).
The PPP awarded grants to: Davis Henderson, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, for his project “Navajo Children with and without Speech Sound Disorders; Amanda Hunter, postdoctoral scholar, Center for Health Equity… Read more
Researchers in Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently received four grants totaling more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAU Regents’ Professor Julie Baldwin, director of CHER and the principal investigator for three of these projects explained… Read more