RWJF Center for Health Policy at UNM

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Senior Fellows

  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Administration

    Dr. Kun Huang is an Assistant Professor with the UNM School of Public Administration.

  • RWJF Endowed Assistant Professor, Sociology
    Dr. Kimberly R. Huyser is the RWJF Endowed Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of New Mexico. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin.  Her research specializations are in Racial and Ethnic Relations, Sociology of Health & Mental Health, and Sociology & Demography of American Indians.
  • Assistant Professor: Individual Family Comm Educ IFCE

    Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, PhD, RD is an assistant professor of nutrition and family and community medicine. Her research is focused on: 1) preventing and improving the treatment/management of obesity and diabetes in New Mexico, particularly among underserved populations, children, and emerging adults, via public health and school-based interventions and policy change; and 2) preventing micronutrient malnutrition in women and young children through fortification and food-based approaches in global settings.

  • Carolyn R. Surface Endowed Chair in Cancer Population Sciences Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Associate Director for Cancer Control & Population Sciences

    Anita Y. Kinney, PhD, RN is the Associate Director of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center.  She is a Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, holding the Carolyn R. Surface Endowed Chair in Cancer Population Sciences. Dr. Kinney earned her PhD in epidemiology from the University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   Kinney’s overarching research goal is to understand variation in cancer risk and determinants of risk and outcomes, and to use this information to develop effective interventions that facilitate informed decision-making and healthy behaviors and preventive care delivery.  

  • Chair, Spanish and Portuguese Department

    Dr. Enrique Lamadrid is the Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UNM.