Center for Health Equity Research
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
With an extensive background in LGBTQ health equity, Amanda Pollitt adds a new and important specialization focus to the Center for Health Equity Research’s burgeoning offerings.
Though she only arrived at CHER a year ago, she quickly assimilated and is already working with the data team on collecting and analyzing data for the Community-Engagement… Read more
For many Northern Arizona University researchers, the one thing that prevents them from completing groundbreaking research is the cost of equipment or programs needed to capture their data.
For the past five years, NAU’s Southwest Health Equity… Read more
Through a comprehensive study of the last 10 years, researchers from Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona found that pregnant women and mothers enrolled in Arizona’s Health Start Program, which employs community health workers (CHWs) to conduct home visits, have lower rates of low birthweight and preterm newborns than women who did… Read more
The impact of COVID-19 has challenged border communities who were already working to improve their region’s social determinants of health — conditions where people live, learn, work, and play that affect their health and quality of life.
On May 19, the one-day, online conference, “COVID-19 and Social Determinants of Health: Impact on the Border,” 8:30–11:30 a.m., will bring… Read more