Research: Working toward solutions
As a public research institution, Northern Arizona University has built a reputation for experiential learning, scientific discovery, and invention of new technologies. With world-class faculty and cutting-edge research centers and institutes, the university research enterprise represents a broad range of people and organizations involved in impactful academic research. To learn more, please find details through our Office of the Vice President for Research.
SHERC Research Projects will explore environmental factors and conditions that lead to increased risk disease transmission, and biological variables that may affect disease mortality in the underserved. The Research Projects, along with the Pilot Project Program, will provide important information on which to base real world solutions to some of the most important health disparities in the region.
Research Project #1:
“Do Pathogen Genotypes, Carriage, and Social Network Differences Lead to Health Disparities in MRSA/MSSA Infections?”
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Research Project #5:
“Defining microbiological drivers of early childhood caries in preschoolers in southern Arizona” (Grant Year 4-5)