From its beginnings in 2016, the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) has been working with community partners on long-term health equity projects that improve health and wellbeing of American Indian communities of the U.S. Southwest, Southeast and Great Plains. During National American Indian Heritage Month, we highlight a few… Read more
For the first time, the Arizona Department of Health Services included the Navajo Nation in their 2020 Arizona Maternal Child Health Needs Assessment report, which is produced by the Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health every five years.
On May 6, 11a.m.–1:30 p.m., in an online workshop, the authors of the first Navajo Nation-specific Maternal and Child Health Assessment that… Read more
Twenty years ago, Diné College Professor Mark Bauer started a Summer Research Enhancement Program (SREP) to provide Diné students with a hands-on public health research experience in their own hometown communities across the Navajo Nation.
Since that time, Diné College has expanded the successful program, with Heather Dreifuss and Jamie Wilson from Northern Arizona University… Read more