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.
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.