When the COVID-19 pandemic closed businesses and eliminated most summer programs in Arizona last year, a team from Diné College and Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) quickly pivoted to an online… 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… 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
Jaime Begay, a student in the Northern Arizona University Master of Public Health, Indigenous Health track and a graduate research assistant with the Navajo Native American Research Center for Health partnership, received the Louis H. and Betty… Read more
What are the root causes of health inequity and how do they affect the social determinants of health?
According to the recently released 2020 Regional Health Equity Survey Report (RHES), a key component to the root causes of health equity lies in the paths that create the problem — the unequal… 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