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Center for Native American Health

MSC07 4246
1001 Medical Arts Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Physical Location:
Integrity Building
2nd Floor

Phone: (505) 272-4100
Fax: (505) 272-6019

Congratulations 2016 Graduates!

Congratulations 2016 Graduates!

CNAH recognizes 28 Native American health sciences students at annual Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Welcome to CNAH

Welcome to CNAH

We are collaborative center at the UNM Health Sciences Center focused on Native American student and workforce development, community capacity building, and research.

Student Development

Student Development

CNAH supports Native students currently enrolled in health-related degree programs at the UNM HSC by providing individual support, mentorship, and related services.

Community Capacity Building

Community Capacity Building

Through our Institute for Indigenous Knowledge & Development, we assist Tribes, Pueblos, Nations and American Indian serving organizations in building their capacity for community health assessment.

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

We provide technical assistance through contracts and academic service to tribal programs, academic institutions and departments, non-profit and community organizations, and students on Indigenous health topics using a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach.

Center for Native American Health

Turtle LogoThe UNM HSC Center for Native American Health specializes in student and workforce development, community engagement, community-based participatory research (CBPR), community health assessment capacity building, program planning, and project management.

We partner with students, staff, faculty, community groups, organizations, and government agencies to develop sustainable solutions and creative pathways for improving the health and well-being of Indigenous people. CNAH approach focuses on community strengths such as local and unique knowledge, core cultural value systems, and health beliefs.

Recent News

ANWHC Summer Festival
August 6, 2016
The ANWHC Summer Fun Festival was aimed at students participating in family centered activities such as food preparations, storytelling, creating family trees, obtaining health information, and mapping out their personal stories of self through a River of Life activity. Read More...

2016 SPA Visit
June 14, 2016
SPA students visited the UNM HSC and participated in presentations and activities on community health assessment, research, Photovoice, and the HSC degree programs. Read More...