CHER Assistant Research Professor, Dr. Emery Eaves, is first author on an upcoming article co-authored with Dr. Tim Behrens and colleagues. The article presents analysis of a large-scale survey of college students that shows relationships between meeting vigorous physical activity recommendations and key demographic, lifestyle, and personal characteristics. Check out the article in the upcoming American… Continue Reading Demographic Trends in Vigorous Physical Activity in College Students
CHER Director, Julie Baldwin, is part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers awarded a grant from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to investigate why Arizona preschoolers suffer from tooth decay at a much higher rate than the national average. Rural northern Arizona, in particular, has a troublingly high rate of tooth decay among preschoolers aged… Continue Reading CHER part of team tackling children’s oral health
CHER featured in Winter 2017 NOW! issue. We have partnered with Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) and Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority Institue (NARBHA) to identify barriers and formulate solutions for health equity. View the attached issue to see how CHER is making a difference in our community with these institutions. NOW! Winter 2017
CHER’s inaugural Visiting Scholar, Dr. Rhonda Johnson (Professor of Public Health, University of Alaska Anchorage) will give a presentation Wednesday, January 18. She will be highlighting several past and ongoing health and well-being initiatives viewed through a social determinants lens and health equity framework. She spent the initial months of her sabbatical year visiting sites… Continue Reading Health Equity Research in the Circumpolar North, Wednesday January 18
CHER is actively recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to be part of our team. We’re especially interested in candidates with a public health background in health economics, epidemiology, or health services research. Must have PhD by the time of appointment. Find out more by linking to the official posting. Questions can be addressed to us via… Continue Reading Come work with us!