Learn more about the Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles project in our February 2021 newsletter:
COVID-19 and health equity
Pivoting due to COVID leads to project’s success
A mere six months before the pandemic, Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, associate clinical professor, NAU Department of Occupational Therapy, and her community partner Shevaun Sullivan, director of group home relations for OCJ Kids or Opportunity, Community and Justice for Kids, in Phoenix, received funding from the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s Community-Campus Partnership Support (CCPS) for their project.
Their plan… Read more
Health Equity during COVID-19
CHER works to address health equity during COVID-19 pandemic
When COVID-19 reached Arizona in early March, CHER and SHERC faculty and staff reached out into their community partners to see how they could assist.
Enlisting the help of faculty and administrative staff, the team worked nights and weekends to submit a half dozen proposals, totaling more than $6.6 million, now under review, for the southwest Indigenous nations, people facing substance abuse… Read more