The NARBHA Institute and Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation approached CHER in 2016 to conduct a comprehensive regional needs and assets assessment of health in northern Arizona. CHER has compiled and analyzed existing data and met with community members, leaders, and healthcare providers to understand what their priorities are and what resources they feel are most… Continue Reading Regional Needs and Assets Assessment Report Published
We are pleased to announce that the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities has awarded Northern Arizona University and the Center for Health Equity Research $21.4 million to establish the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC), which will focus on increasing NAU’s basic biomedical, clinical, and behavioral health research capacity to address health… Continue Reading Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative established
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. Application must be made through the NAU Human Resources… Continue Reading Seeking Postdoctoral Scholar!
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