Community Health and Economic Resilience Research

Our Mission

The Center of Excellence for Community Health and Economic Resilience Research (CHERR) fosters knowledge and skills to help communities prepare, adapt, and recover from public health emergencies and natural disasters.

Our approach

We collaborate with researchers across disciplines because we believe interdisciplinary research yields the highest value public health research.

Picture of a COVID-19 Impact Planning Report published by the United States Census Bureau on April 23, 2020.

The Pandemic in Texas

How did your community handle the pandemic? Using population demographics, economic trends, and evidence-based research, we establish protocols and methods to help communities respond to adverse events.

Protecting Yourself

You can protect yourself during a pandemic by staying up to date on things like COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy in your county.

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