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.
Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative
Research Infrastructure Core (RIC) of the Southwest Heath Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently restructured and created a technical assistance group focused in four areas:
- assisting researchers with project design and statistical assistance
- creating a training program inside Northern Arizona University
- offering external training for investigators and multidisciplinary groups
- developing an assistance with collaboration between institutions
RIC core faculty and staff have a broad range of… 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.
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Though the COVID-19 quarantine has made it challenging for people to attend conferences and connect with colleagues, more than 100 individuals continued their professional and personal development through a four-part, online Infectious Disease Epidemiology Bootcamp that met each Tuesday in July.
Health care providers, faculty, students, epidemiologists,… Read more
Sixteen million family members in the U.S. are caregivers for the more than 6 million people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD). For many caregivers in rural areas such as northern Arizona, health disparities prevent them from accessing the healthcare and support services they need. COVID-19-related… Read more