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 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!
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