According to Samantha Sabo, getting the COVID-19 vaccine to people who need it most requires a team approach with key experts in rural communities leading… Read more
Time is typically something that is elusive. But to Linnea Evans, quantifying the use of time is one of the keys components in identifying structural racism.
Through her innovative research, Evans, an assistant professor at Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and Department of Health Sciences, is proving how racial and ethnic minoritized teens are often socially or financially excluded… Read more
In Coconino County, individuals are admitted to jail twice as often per year as the national average, with about 3,093 per 100,000 people per year admitted to Coconino County Detention Facility (CCDF).
To address the incarceration rate, Northern Arizona University faculty members are collaborating with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to analyze the most effective methods in creating a comprehensive diversionary program — including housing, behavioral health and job training — to… Read more
Researchers in Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently received four grants totaling more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAU Regents’ Professor Julie Baldwin, director of CHER and the principal investigator for three of these projects explained that… Read more
The Center for Health Equity Research and the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative are proud to welcome our two newest faculty members — Dr. Linnea Evans (left) and Dr. Amanda Pollitt.
We… Read more