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Achieving Health Equity and Sustainable Communities

Why Study Population Health?

The role of population health is to deliver value-based care to the public, and The University of New Mexico College of Population Health is working to improve health equity and achieve sustainable communities. Population health uses the framework of integrated health strategies to work collectively with communities to improve their health as well as expand access, quality, and affordability of health care.

If this sounds important to you, you belong here at UNM College of Population Health. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn how to find the right information to discover the best solutions in which to help the community. We teach future leaders how to combine population health data and public policy with real word science to help you find opportunities to make a difference.

Are you a passionate individual ready to change the world?

At The University of New Mexico College of Population Health, we bridge community health, epidemiology and health system policy for a hands-on experience.

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What's New at COPH

Peer Information Partners (PIP)

Peer Information Partners (PIP)

Student-Led Program Offers Research Assistance at HSLIC, created by COPH Students.

TREE Center Building

A Safe Space

The UNM Transdisciplinary Research, Equity and Engagement Center (TREE Center) has a new home.


UnitedHealthcare Funding

UnitedHealthcare funds the creation of UNM Social Determinants of Health Certification and the growth of the College of Population Health for students, faculty and supplies.

Our mission is to advance the health, environmental and social well-being of all people in and outside of New Mexico and beyond.

Meet Our Faculty

The UNM College of Population Health faculty is committed to teaching and empowering future professionals to improve health outcomes.

UNM Mask Policy

Masks are required indoors by all individuals, vaccinated and unvaccinated, at all locations on UNM campuses. Bandanas and neck gaiters offer little protection and masks with vents or valves allow virus particles to escape.

Please make sure to select a mask that fits snugly against the sides of your face and under your chin without forming gaps and securely covers your nose and your mouth.




Support COPH

Your financial gift will help UNM’s larger mission to improve health care delivery, access, and equality for all people. You will be helping to support research, practice, and educational initiatives for the students at the College of Population Health, and potentially changing the lives of New Mexicans through the work they do. Donors like yourself will be helping to empower tomorrow’s population health leaders to fund projects and supply needed equipment. Please consider giving a gift today.