RWJF Center for Health Policy at UNM

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The RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico is a physical, educational and cultural home for promising health policy scholars and researchers. The varied knowledge, background, and experience of its fellows enable the center to address the full spectrum of issues that affect health and health care in our communities.

Meet the Scholars

  • Lisa Sanchez is a doctoral student in the department of political science and a native New Mexican. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico with her bachelor’s degree in political science and her M.A. in American Politics and Public Policy. She is an APSA Minority Fellow and graduate intern at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Technology Transfer. When not studying politics, she is a professional vocal performer. Her research interests lie in Congressional representation with particular regard to how minority influences affect health and immigration policy outputs.

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