Researchers from Northern Arizona University’s Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) team recently won the 2020 Rural and Environmental Research Award for the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Aging & Public Health Section for their work with family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
How are aging family caregivers coping with the added pressures of caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) during the current pandemic?
Six researchers from the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently published a commentary in the Public Policy and… Read more
Would you like to learn more about infectious disease epidemiology and key skills for disease investigation? Register today for the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Bootcamps in July.
All Bootcamps are free, but you must register. First event is July 7, so register today!
Tuesday, July 7, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Infectious Disease: Epidemiology Basics
Tuesday, July 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Infectious Disease: Screening and Testing
Tuesday, July 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Infectious Disease: Measures… Read more
For the past three years, Viacheslav “Slava” Fofanov and other Northern Arizona University researchers have been studying tooth decay in 350 preschoolers in northern Arizona to see if they are affected by the acidic bacteria in their oral “microbiome.” They will soon begin working both in southern Arizona in Yuma County… Read more
In summer, elementary and middle school students seem to have unlimited time for outdoor exercise and exploration––long, sunny days free from classes or cold weather to keep them indoors.
But through three years of research, Hendrik “Dirk” de Heer found that weight gain among the highest risk students is highest in the summer months.… Read more