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  • May 30, 2012

    Dr. Gabe Sanchez was cited in the article "Voting Rights," written by Peter Katel, and published in the CQ Researcher Magazine May 2012.

  • May 22, 2012

    Identifying a Relationship Between Latino Representation in Congress and Trust in Government
    Dr. Gabriel Sanchez, in conjunction with Shannon Sanchez-Youngman, and Dr. Ricardo Ramirez of the University of Notre Dame, published this post on Latino Decisions, a nationwide blog dedicated to Latino issues throughout the country. Click here to read the blog post in full.

  • May 22, 2012

    Dr. Spero Manson presented his findings on "Advances in Preventing Diabetes Among Native People" as part of the 2012 Spring Lecture Series. Click here to see a video of his entire lecture.

  • May 22, 2012

    Dr. Janet K. Shim presented her findings on Embodied Inequality: Heart Disease and the Politics of Causation, at the second 2012 Spring Lecture Series. Click here to view a video of the lecture by Dr. Shim.

  • May 22, 2012

    Taking a Closer Look at Latino Pan-ethnic Identity
    A blog published by Dr. Gabriel Sanchez, on the Latino Decisions blog site on April 18, 2012. The blog highlights a recent report released by the Pew Hispanic Center indicating that the pan-ethnic terms of Latino and Hispanic do not resonate well with the population that they are intended to define. More specifically, a majority (51%) say that they most often identify themselves by their family's country of origin (Mexican/Mexican American for example) compare to just 24% who prefer a pan-ethnic label. These numbers are helpful in determining the extent to which a pan-ethnic identity exists within the Latino/Hispanic population, but do not provide a comprehensive depiction of the complexitities associated with Latino identity. Click here to read the blog post in full.

  • Mar 8, 2010

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico provides expertise in health policy issues that you cannot get anywhere else.  Please take a few minutes and review our newest brochure developed to provide policy-makers, community leaders and others with more detailed information on how the Center can be of assistance to ensure they make informed health policy decisions.

  • Mar 1, 2010

    AcademyHealth, the preeminent professional society for health services researchers and health policy analysts, is pleased to announce a new scholarship program specifically targeted to minority scholars underrepresented in HSR to explore opportunities in the field. Supported by the Aetna Foundation, the Minority Scholars Program will provide the opportunity for 15 student scholars and fellows to attend the AcademyHealth 2010 Annual Research Meeting (ARM). More details about the program are highlighted. 

    Application Deadline: APRIL 1, 2010.

  • Feb 11, 2010

    The RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico has announced the lineup for the Spring 2010 Lecture Series,  “Plural Perspectives on Health and Health Policy.”

  • Apr 10, 2009

    Latinos tend to have significantly lower levels of access to general and topquality medical care than do non-Latino whites, and although disparities in access to health care have diminished for all other minority groups over time, they have widened for Latinos. Given these trends the current attempts to provide universal health care at both the national and state levels across the United States have large implications to the health status of Latinos. The objective of this analysis is to determine whether Latinos have different attitudes regarding health reform than non-Latino whites.

  • Apr 10, 2009

    Health care reform is a salient policy issue nationally and at the state level and in New Mexico this is no exception. At issue is how to increase coverage and access to healthcare to promote overall health and wellbeing. Universal coverage plans have received particular attention as a means to achieve this goal, although with mixed results due to lack of funding and resistance from various stakeholders.
     

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