Community-Campus Partnership Support
Round 4 Awardees – Winter 2020
Funding Period: February 10, 2020 – February 11, 2021
“Developing a Plan for Postpartum Period (PP) Care for Women in Northern Arizona (Emphasis on Rural and Underserved Women)”
NAU Lead Academic Partners: Beth McManis, PhD, CNM, MS, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Community Partner: Joyce Garcia-Gonzalez, CNM, Certified Nurse, North Country Healthcare
Goal of Partnership: Develop a plan, with an emphasis on rural and underserved women, for ongoing postpartum period care at North Country Healthcare that concludes with a smooth transition from maternity care back to primary care.
“Exploring Environmental-Related Health Equity Research Opportunities between Cocopah Tribe and Northern Arizona University”
NAU Lead Academic Partner: Frank von Hippel, PhD, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Community Partner: Elizabeth Benitez, MGBA, Tribal Administrator, Cocopah Tribe
Goal of Partnership: Identify Cocopah areas of concern in environmental health associated with pesticide and toxic metal exposures to inform development of potential research to address those concerns.