Learn more about the Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles project in our February 2021 newsletter:
Julie A. Baldwin
When new faculty members begin their careers, their first forays in the field can be difficult to navigate, especially when they begin to develop their first grant or to search for initial extramural support.
Opioid addiction and other substance use disorders have surged to become a major national health priority in recent years.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), where physicians use carefully regulated medications to help patients overcome their addictions, is one of the most popular and effective treatment approaches, but is often hampered by the need for patients to… Read more
Researchers from Northern Arizona University’s Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) team recently won the 2020 Rural and Environmental Research Award for the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Aging & Public Health Section for their work with family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Nationally, rates of early childhood caries, or tooth decay, among Hispanic, American Indian, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander children are almost double those of white children, making it the most prevalent chronic disease among these populations—occurring five times as frequently as asthma.
Researchers at Northern Arizona University… Read more