Funding for a Pilot Project Program through Northern Arizona University’s Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) allowed Jason Ladner, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, to develop a unique “technological toolbox” that can identify and characterize antibodies against many different viruses simultaneously rather than only one at… Read more
Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative
The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) awarded three NAU researchers grants totaling $150,000 for health equity research in the local community through the Pilot Project Program (PPP).
The PPP awarded grants to: Davis Henderson, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, for his project “Navajo Children with and without Speech Sound Disorders; Amanda Hunter, postdoctoral scholar, Center for Health Equity… Read more
Carmenlita Chief and Alexandra Samarron Longorio have devoted their careers to ensuring that every person, especially the most underrepresented and underserved, has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.
It was this commitment to health equity that sparked the senior research coordinators at the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s Community Engagement Core to create their recently released Fairness First Campaign.
Through… Read more
Wildfires and health equity with Catrin Edgeley
Assistant Professor, School of Forestry
A. I research how human communities can become “fire adapted” (i.e., live with fire while minimizing impacts and losses) before, during, and after wildfires. This involves using a suite of social science… Read more
Join Health Justice Futures in an online conversation on Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m., MST, with Indigenous visual artists, Liva’ndrea Knoki and Garrett Etsitty, who will discuss the beauty of art in mobilizing Indigenous communities, the power of visibility, and what health justice means in the context of Indigenous sovereignty, gender, housing and… Read more
CCPS funding is dedicated to developing relationships between NAU faculty, from all disciplines that can contribute to health equity, and their community partners.
Applications are due by October 15 at 5 p.m. Since July 2018, CCPS has funded 16 partnerships through bi-annual competitive… Read more