Dr. Marie Lobo Op-Ed Picked Up By National Policy Website

Dr. Marie Lobo, PhD, FAAN, RWJF Senior Fellow and Professor, College of Nursing, was recently reatured in the Albuquerque Journal. Her op-ed, titled "Invest in Kids Now to Save Money Later," details the benefits of the Affordable Care Act on programs designed to educate new parents and prevent and minimize child abuse. The op-ed was picked up by the Pew Institute, a nationwide site dedicated to policy issues. Click here to read the article in full.

RWJF Senior Fellow Mala Htun Featured in Albuquerque Journal

RWJF Senior Fellow and Associate Professor, Political Science, was featured in today's Albuquerque Journal. Her op-ed, "Political Science Plays Crucial Role in Public Policy," discusses the importance of political science in developing public policy and how policies are implemented. Click here to read the op-ed in full. Article reproduced with permission of the Albuquerque Publishing Company.

The Implications of the ACA Ruling on Latino Voting Behavior

Dr. Gabe Sanchez was published on Latino Decisions, a nationwide blog dedicated to Latino-related policy decisions. His blog post, titled "The Implications of ACA Ruling on Latino Voting Behavior," can be read in its entirety here.

RWJF Center Statement on ACA Ruling and Supreme Court Official Brief on the Affordable Healthcare Act

Today's Supreme Court ruling raises many important implementation questions that still require research and perspectives on policy solutions from underrepresented communities. We stand ready to engage in that research and assist local, state, tribal, and national leaders improve financing and delivery of health and social services vital for a healthy (re)public. View the U.S. Supreme Court's brief in its entirety here.

Dr. Gabe Sanchez Featured in New York Times

Dr. Gabe Sanchez, RWJF Center Associate Director, was fetaured in the New York times article "Presidential Geography: New Mexico," an in-depth analysis of our state's political landscape and how it will potentiall afeect the upcoming presidential election. Also featured was Christine Sierra, Director of the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute. To read the article in full, click here.

Albuquerque Journal Features Op-Ed by Senior Fellow Dr. Dan Derksen

The Albuquerque Journal featured an op-ed by RWJF Senior Fellow Dr. Dan Derksen in today's edition. Click here to read the op-ed in its entirety. Reproduced with permission of the Albuquerque Publishing Company.

RWJF Senior Fellow Meg Blume-Kohout Published in Online Journal

Dr. Meg Blume-Kohout, RWJF Senior Fellow and Assistant Professor, Economics, was recently published in an online journal. Her article, titled "Does Targeted, Disease-Specific Public Research Funding Influence Pharmaceutical Innovation?" was published in the Journal of
Policy Analysis and Management, available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pam.21640/abstract.

RWJF Senior Fellow Howard Waitzkin Honored with ASA Award

Congratulations go out to Dr. Howard Waitzkin, RWJF Senior Fellow, whose recent book "Medicine and Public Health at the End of Empire" was honored with the prestigious 2012 Freidson Award from the American Sociology Association (ASA).

Using Data to Engage Parents and School Leaders in Collective Problem Solving

CEPR, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, presents "Using Data to Engage Parents and School Leaders in Collective Problem Solving" to the NM Parent/Teacher Association.

Dr. Gabe Sanchez Cited in CQ Researcher Magazine

Dr. Gabe Sanchez, Associate Professor, Political Science; and RWJF Center Associate Director, was cited in CQ Researcher Magazine. The article, titled "Voter Rights" was written by Peter Katel. Click here to read the article in full.