Learn more about the Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles project in our February 2021 newsletter:
A mere six months before the pandemic, Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, associate clinical professor, NAU Department of Occupational Therapy, and her community partner Shevaun Sullivan, director of group home relations for OCJ Kids or Opportunity, Community and Justice for Kids, in Phoenix, received funding from the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s Community-Campus Partnership Support (CCPS) for their project.
Their plan was… Read more
The Arizona Daily Sun featured the Navajo Nation Mother Child Health Assessment, a project of Diné College in partnership with NAU’s Center for Health Equity Research, the Navajo Nation Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Nation Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), in an excellent article by reporter Kaitlin Olsen. To read more, access the article on… Read more
American Indian, Latino and Black communities have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the United States, and Arizona has been no exception.
In response to the disparate pandemic spread, researchers from Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Mayo Clinic and the Arizona Community Health Worker Association… 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