Each year in Arizona, family members spend about 357 million unpaid hours caring for family members with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). Before now, each caregiver in rural northern Arizona had to scramble and search for relevant resources for their loved one, often overlooking their own support and… Read more
Julie A. Baldwin
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
According to Samantha Sabo, getting the COVID-19 vaccine to people who need it most requires a team approach with key experts in rural… 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.
By SignalsAZ staff
Northern Arizona University moved up five spots in the most recent National Science Foundation’s (NSF) national research rankings, moving to No. 191 with a fiscal year 2019 performance of $58.91 million.
Year after year, NAU has risen in these rankings, which takes research expenditures into account More …