Learn more about CHER and SHERC’s response to COVID-19 in our latest newsletter:
The Research Infrastructure Core (RIC) for the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative has a team of nine researchers, each with a full list of projects that they are responsible for. Though none of the researchers have halted their work, they have had to adjust to life working from home during the COVID-10 pandemic, which began more than a month ago.(Photo by Dr. Steven Barger, professor in the… 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
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… Read more