Congratulations to Dr. Heather Williamson, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and the Center for Health Equity Research, who recently published “Photovoice with Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities: Lessons Learned from Inclusive Research Efforts” in Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice, which… Read more
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Epidemiologist and assistant professor in CHER and the NAU Department of Health Sciences
In the wake of COVID-19 (caused by SARS-CoV-2) we have seen canceled events, people not wanting to be in large groups, and a lot of questions on WHY this is happening. These cancellations are all part of an extreme measure called “social distancing.” I wanted to give you all some information on… Read more
A standing-room-only audience of more than 100 people filled the Native American Cultural Center at Northern Arizona University for Dr. Jennifer Denetdale’s presentation on “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women” on Feb. 5, 2020.
Dr. Denetdale (Diné) is a professor of American Studies at The University of New Mexico, and is a member of the Missing & Murdered… Read more
Congratulations to Dr. Samantha Sabo, associate professor for the Department of Health Science and the Center for Health Equity Research for Northern Arizona University, Dr. Ricky Camplain, CHER and health science assistant professor, and Louisa… Read more
Of the 850,000 youth in the U.S. juvenile justice system, youth of color account for about 68 percent according to the Children’s Defense fund—numbers that a national gathering of juvenile justice experts is addressing and hopes to eliminate in the future.
The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) at Northern Arizona University is partnering with the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and The NARBHA Institute to host a… Read more