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.