Hispanic/Latino Health

Collaborative for Hispano/Latino Health Equity

The Collaborative for Hispano/Latino Health Equity (CHLHE) is drawn from faculty, staff and students from across the university. It focuses on improving the social determinants of health for underserved/underrepresented New Mexicans. Its aims include:

  • Cultivating cultural and linguistic competence and humility
  • Creating innovations in workforce development/career exploration
  • Developing health equity policy to improve Hispano/Latino health outcomes
  • Leveraging diversity and promoting cultural identity for students, drawing on their strengths and expertise
  • Nurturing a community of learners and mentors
  • Building bi-directional community-engaged research and training
  • Disseminating health innovations that promote Latino health and well-being through community-engaged health services and policy research
  • Producing peer-reviewed reports, policy briefs and general-interest articles