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.
Achieving Meaningful Results: Producing Effective Small Scale Quality Improvement, Evaluation and Research Projects with Limited Resources
This workshop will provide attendees with skills for designing and improving community programs with an emphasis on conducting effective evaluations to achieve meaningful results. A step-by-step process for designing and implementing small scale quality improvement or evaluation projects will be the focus of this workshop. The workshop will be held twice, the April 13th session will be in Flagstaff.
This workshop is funded by the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission, North Country Health Care, Northern Arizona Area Health Education Center, and the Center for Health Equity Research.