Previous Post-Doctoral Students

  • Omar Avendanyo is a former Student of the RWJF Center for Health Policy at UNM. Currently, he is a Revenue Development Associate at Impact Radius at Santa Barbara, California.

  • Currently working for UNM medical group as the Director of Managed Care Analytics, Reimbursement, Health Care Policy.

  • Currently a Ph.D candidate in the department of Sociology.

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  • Sunny Bergh Holmes is a health educator at Planned Parenthood of New Mexico (PPNM). Ms. Bergh Holmes received a masters in political science from the University of New Mexico.

  • Assistant Professor, Health Promotion Sciences College of Public Health
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

  • Currently working for UNM medical group as the Director of Managed Care Analytics, Reimbursement, Health Care Policy.

  • University of Iowa Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health

  • Dr. Vargas obtained his PhD in Public Affairs/Sociology from Indiana University in 2010. Since then, he has held teaching-focused postdoctoral positions at the University of North Carolina and the University of New Mexico, as well as a visiting lecturer position at Indiana University. He looks forward to having protected research time to focus on his research. His research interests include the effects of poverty and inequality on the quality of life, focusing specifically on health, education, and social policy, and how these factors contribute to the well-being of vulnerable families, as well as the methodological issues involved in the quantitative study of race and ethnicity