The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), in collaboration with the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre (ABRC) and The Covid Prison Project held a Incarceration and COVID-19 workshop. This workshop was hosted by Ricky Camplain, PhD, Assistant Professor, NAU Health Sciences, Epidemiologist at the Center for Health Equity Research, and Carly Camplain, JD,… Read more
C-CART scholars, faculty and community partners meet for first conference
Scholars, faculty and community partners in the Culturally-Centered Addictions Research Training attended their first C-CART Conference on April 1 and 2. The event was held at NAU’s Native American Cultural Center on the first day. Following are a few photos from the event. (Click on photo to enlarge)
Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative investigators work to end the HIV epidemic in rural Oklahoma
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
Camplain accepted into first cohort INSPIRE research education program
Carly Camplain, doctoral student in interdisciplinary health and senior research coordinator for the Center for Health Equity Research, was selected for the first cohort of the newly created INSPIRE: Indigenous Substance Use and Addictions Prevention Interdisciplinary Research Education program.
INSPIRE is a 24-month substance abuse and addictions research mentoring program through the University of Washington School of Social Work that offers training… Read more
CHER receives almost $1.4M grant to develop culturally centered graduate certificate for health professionals focusing on substance use disorders in underserved communities
Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) recently received an almost $1.4 million grant to create a graduate certificate training program for practicing clinicians and doctoral students in health professions.
The certificate, called Culturally-Centered Addictions Research Training or C-CART, will address substance use disorders, specifically in underserved American Indian, Hispanic, and rural populations.
The innovative graduate certification program, funded through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, fills a critical… Read more