Finding solutions to end health disparities regionally, nationally, and globally will involve new ways of engaging researchers, healthcare providers, and communities in research which is culturally relevant and respectful, and which provides solid information on which to base action.
Collaborate with communities to build foundations and environments that support health and wellbeing.
Be a trusted partner and leader in research and action to attain the highest level of health for all people.
Mutual respect and understanding are crucial to successful research in the communities in which health equity is an issue. Visit our Resources pages to find regional, statewide, and national support.
The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative is a new initiative working to increase NAU’s basic biomedical, clinical, and behavioral health research capacity to address health disparities among diverse populations of the Southwest region.
It is imperative that we build a stronger, more diverse health research workforce. CHER is working toward building this workforce through interactions with students and interns, graduate certificate programs, community/campus collaborative workshops, and events.
-Effective teaching strategies to enhance clinical reasoning skills for health professional students
-Adult learning theory and preferences
-Best practices for providing clinical supervision to students
-Collaboration with education providers
-Inter-professional education and practice strategies to employ within the clinic
-Recruiting new health care professionals
The primary focus of this workshop will be to offer tools for effective communication/partnership development, stakeholder engagement, facilitation methods, and applied evaluation techniques. This workshop provides attendees with skills for designing and improving community programs with an emphasis on engaging team members and partners to conduct effective evaluation, move projects forward and achieving meaningful results.