CHER Assistant Research Professor Dr. Kristan Elwell has been involved in establishing a new and much-needed pediatric surgery wing at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi; it is the first center of its kind in the country. The Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care will help the hospital double the… Continue Reading Pediatric surgery center opens at Queen Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
The Institute for Translational Research Education (ITRE) in Adolescent Drug Abuse is expanding to NAU, bringing opportunities for graduate students at NAU to learn about community-based research in this field, and to partner with local community agencies for a service learning project. This federally-funded, state-of-the-art research education program teaches the practical skills of translational research and… Continue Reading New opportunities for community-based work in adolescent drug abuse
CHER Director Julie Baldwin serves as a board member on the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division’s Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. This active and engaged board will be hosting a Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities at the upcoming… Continue Reading Rural Health Equity Workshop
We are pleased to welcome Amy Gelatt as a student intern this summer with CHER. She has been working with us during the school year as a student employee, and will transition to working on a project with CHER staff for the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission. She is a joy to work with, and we… Continue Reading Welcome Amy Gelatt, CHER summer intern!
Our wonderful student interns, Adam Fernandez and Andria Begay, will be leaving us soon. It’s been wonderful to have their energy and enthusiasm in the office this semester. Best wishes to you!