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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New Mexico Public Health Institute (NewMexPHI)

NewMexPHI Vision: Health equity is achieved. Social and health issues continue to be prioritized through evidence, policy, civic engagement and social justice. NewMexPHI Mission: To challenge the status quo by creating an environment in which social and health conditions allow individuals, families and communities to thrive. What is a Public Health […]

Dream Makers celebrate graduation

April 28, 2017, Deming, NM:  Dream Makers Club members and their families packed Deming’s Red Mountain Middle School cafeteria last week to celebrate the students’ year of exploring the diversity of health care careers. Over 30 middle school students from Grant and Luna Counties participated in the clubs, which fosters […]

Workshop takes nonprofits beyond the boardroom

Tuesday, December 27, 2016; Silver City, NM: Nonprofits are navigating a time of immense need from the communities they serve, while pursing ways to build long-term viability in the toughest of economic times, according to the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s most recent State of the Nonprofit Sector Report. The analysis says […]

FORWARD NM Quarterly Newsletter (Oct-Nov-Dec 2016)

FORWARD NM wraps up the year on a high note with our Dream Makers Clubs in full swing and helping the fall rotations of future health care providers experience the wonder that is rural medicine! Our Dream Makers is an after-school club sponsored by University of New Mexico Office for […]