Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Health Issues for Hispanics in New Mexico

September 22

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Teresa Madrid MPH,
Director of Programs, UNM HSC Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Importance of Diversity in the Nursing Workforce

Carolyn Montoya, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, College of Nursing

1st episode Psychosis in the Hispanic Population

Mauricio Tohen MD, DrPH, MBA
University Distinguished Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Responding to the Cultural & Linguistic Needs of New Mexico by Growing Our Own

Francisco J. Ronquillo, MA, PA
Director of the Community Health Worker & Medical Assistant Academy, UNM HSC Office for Community Health

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Los Primeros

Celebrating Hispanic Health Leaders in HSC

September 29

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Hispanic Health Voice & Advocacy

October 6

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Matthew Borrego PhD,
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, UNM College of Pharmacy

Together We Are Stronger: Bridging Community & the HSC

Jennifer Gomez-Chavez, EdD,
Special Assistant to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Initiatives, UNM Health Sciences Center

The Power of Student Voice & Advocacy

Deanna Gonzalez,
MD Candidate | Class of 2021, Policy Chair, Southwest LMSA region

Statewide Advocacy for New Mexico

Chamiza Pacheco de Alas JD,
Chief of Staff to HSC EVP

Federal Advocacy for New Mexico

Barbara I Damron, PhD, RN, FAAN, UNM
Chief Government Relations Officer, Professor, UNM HSC College of Nursing

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Noche de Celebración - Loteria Night

October 8

6:00 - 8:00 PM MST

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage with LMSA in a fun virtual social mixer with Loteria!

Who should attend? All are welcome.


Promising & Best Practices in the Recruitment, Retention & Promotion of Hispanic Faculty

October 13

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

Lana D Melendres Groves, MD,
Associate Professor, Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Internal Medicine

Sylk Sotto EdD, MPS, MBA,
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Development, & Diversity in the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine

Francisco Moreno, MD,
Associate Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Professor, Psychiatry, University of Arizona Health Sciences

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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Unique Health Issues & Health Disparities of Hispanics in the U.S.

October 20

12:00 - 1:00 PM MST

J.P. Sánchez MD, MPH,
Professor, Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Emergency Medicine Senior Advisor to Vice Chancellor for HSC Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Ken Dominguez, MD, MPH, CAPT USPHS,
Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Who should attend? All are welcome.

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