Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative

Medical Research

Searching for the needle in a haystack: Are agrochemicals linked to cancer? – NAU

Thousands of chemicals are released into the environment yearly for agricultural, industrial and health-related needs. Sorting through which may inadvertently lead to risks to human health is a complex task. A joint study between NAU and the University of Idaho investigated whether there were any correlations between specific types of pesticides and cancer incidence; while


The impact of incarceration

The United States has experienced an unparalleled epidemic of incarceration in the past 40 years. That’s the crux of the research that Ricky Camplain, an assistant professor in Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the Department of Health Sciences, has done for years. Her research with collaborators has shown that more than nine million Americans

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