RWJF Welcome Back Reception and Art Show

Start: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 5:00 pm

End: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 6:30 pm

The RWJF Center  for Health Policy will host a Welcome Back Reception and Art Show on January 31, 2013 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm. We invite you to come and celebrate the success of our recent graduates as well as view the two art collections we have on display. For more information please see the attached event postcard. 


Spring 2013 Research Brown Bag Series: A Workshop Identifying Sources of Funding for Faculty and Graduate Students

Start: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

End: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 1:00 pm

RWJF Center for Health Policy will kick off its Spring 2013 Research Brown Bag Series this Wednesday, January 30, 2013 with "A Workshop Identifying Sources of Funding for Faculty and Graduate Students" presented by Elly Van Mil, PhD, Faculty Research Support Officer, Office of the Vice President for Research. The workshop is an hour long, 12:00pm through 1:00pm in the RWJF Center's basement conference room. For more information contact RWJF at


The Great Recession: Implications of Minority and Immigrant Communities

While the Great Recession has significantly impacted the economic prospects for many Americans, the outcomes have been disproportionately felt by communities of color and immigrants across the country.  The investigators theorize that the intersection of the economic recession and simultaneous growth of populations of color may be expected to: 1) produce observable changes in racial attitudes among the electorate; 2) influence state level policy outcomes in important ways; 3) shape the political incorporation of people of color and immigrants; and 4) impact the political socialization of mi

Dr. Frank Kessel Featured in Online Newsletter for Cape Town University, South Africa

Dr. Frank Kessel, Professor, College of Education and RWJF Senior Fellow, was recently featured on the Cape Town University's online newsletter. Dr. Kessel was interviewed about his research on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research during his time as an AW Mellon Fellow at Cape Town University in South Africa. Read the full interview here.

Connecting Health Policy - McCune Foundation

The project extends existing efforts to analyze costs of health care and make recommendations about health care reform applicable to New Mexico.  The approach involves identification of persons who can speak for users and payers, for example small businesses and person from rural areas.  Through focus groups and other methods, these participants will respond to current problems and develop proposals to reform health care.

Dr. Gabriel Sanchez Published in Nationwide Blog

Dr. Gabriel Sanchez was published on Latino Decisions, a nationwide blog addressing issues facing Latinos in this country. His blog post, titled "Taking a Closer Look at Latino Pan-Ethnic Identity," discusses the subject of how Latinos self-identify and the subsequent effect on policy and politics in the United States, a topic of great interest in this election year. Click here to read the blog post.


CBPR Institute: Indigenous and Critical Methodologies

Start: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

End: Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, community partners and others are invited to take part in this for-academic-credit graduate seminar. Up to three graduate academic credits are available for this summer seminar. Contact Gayle Garcia at for more information.


RWJF Center for Native American Health Policy at UNM

About the RWJF Center for Native American Health Policy at UNM

This initiative of the RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico is designed to increase the capacity of tribal communities to be proactive in encouraging healthy habits and to deliver quality health services by providing policy analysis, leadership training and community engagement while honoring the cultural traditions and practices valued by native people.