When a group of collaborators wanted to eliminate early childhood caries on the Crow and Hopi reservations in Montana and Arizona, respectively, they began by… Read more
Grant D. Crawford, Tahlequah Daily Press, Okla.
March 3, 2022
While health officials have worked to reduce HIV transmission throughout the country, some areas of the U.S. are still impacted more than others.
In fact, Oklahoma was recently identified as one of seven states with the highest rural burden… Read more
NACA officially partners with NAU’s CHER and College of Education in culturally centered research training program for health professionals
Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) recently received a $100,000, one-year supplemental grant to collaborate with Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) as part of the Culturally-Centered Addictions Research Training, or… Read more
C-CART successfully combines online, in-person orientation
On August 17, students who were recently accepted into the Culturally-Centered Addictions Research Training or C-CART, met with their instructors for the first time. It was a hybrid experience with several of the students and instructors attending virtually.
The innovative graduate certification program, funded… Read more
Learn more about the Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles project in our February 2021 newsletter:
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.