Contact CNAH

Phone: (505) 272-4100
Fax: (505) 272-6019

Mailing Address:
Department of Family & Community Medicine
MSC07 4246
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Community Outreach from the Center for Native American Health


Pharmacy Student, Semana Seukteoma (Laguna/Hopi), at the Zia Pueblo Community Health Fair

CNAH aims to advance Native American student recruitment into health professions by providing outreach in tribal and off-Reservation schools and communities and supports the development of a culturally competent tribal healthcare workforce by providing community opportunities for learning and mentorship for current HSC students. Below is a brief list of events and activities in which we have participated.

Outreach Activities for Students

  • Participation in college recruitment events.
  • Hosting of college and high school student visits to UNM HSC
  • HSC Student presentations and facilitated discussions with High School and Undergraduate students
  • Partnerships with the Santa Fe Indian School and the Four Corners Health Prep Program.
  • Sponsored workshops for parents of high school students in a tribal community.

Outreach Activities with Tribal and off-Reservation communities

  • Hosted the 2010 Tribal Healthcare Workforce Development Summit
  • Participation (with HSC students) in tribal and community Health Fairs
  • Providing research and technical support to tribal and off-Reservation communities