Revived Coalition welcomes new coordinator

Thursday, December 14, 2017; Silver City, NM:  After a short hiatus, the Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (YSAPC) returns this month, now aligned with a new nonprofit and led by a new coordinator, A.J. Sandoval. A Grant County native, Sandoval is a graduate of Cobre High School and Western New […]

FORWARD NM Summer Academies celebrate success

August 8, 2017; Silver City, NM: When a teenager says, “I want to be a doctor”, how seriously do you take their statement? FORWARD NM not only takes them seriously, the program is designed to make teenagers’, and college students’, dreams of a career in health care come true. To […]

A Day’s Harvest

July 11, 2017, Lordsburg, NM:  Did you know that Healthy Kids Healthy Communities Hidalgo County (HKHC) is part of the Center for Health Innovation family of programs?  HKHC sponsors the community garden and orchard at the Hidalgo County Fair Grounds. HKHC works with kids and families to grow fresh vegetables […]

SMASH Academy students set test score record

June 15, 2017, Silver City, NM:  Twelve high school freshmen from southwest New Mexico have raised the bar for all those who follow them at the Summer Math and Science Healthcare (SMASH) Academy. They attained the highest increase in their pre and post-test scores in the history of the academy, […]

Public Health Institute takes form in NM

Saturday, June 3, 2017; Silver City, NM: New Mexico joins the ranks of 33 other states by establishing a Public Health Institute. With its headquarters in Silver City, the New Mexico Public Health Institute (NewMexPHI) plans to unify the efforts of nonprofit organizations, government, public and private sectors, hospitals, schools […]

FORWARD NM offers summer youth academies

Wednesday May 17, 2017; Silver City, NM:  Area teens and college students intending on pursuing careers in health care can benefit from the summer academies being offered by FORWARD NM.  Currently opportunities open to sign up for Summer Math and Science Healthcare (SMASH) and Health Careers Academy (HCA).  Application deadlines […]

Workshop offers tools for successful meetings

Silver City, NM; Friday, May 12, 2017: Building consensus with a room full of people with diverse backgrounds and conflicting agendas can be tricky. Meeting facilitators are challenge to give everyone a chance to speak, and feeling comfortable to do so, while making headway through an agenda. To accomplish this […]

NewMexPHI Team

This page is under construction…but in the mean time take a look at our founding team who have been working for years to secure funding to make NewMexPHI become a reality!   Charlie Alfero Southwest Center for Health Innovation (SWCHI) Kari Bachman Doña Ana Communities United Lisa Cacari Stone UNM College of […]

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