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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

Congratulations Graduates!
May 11, 2016
The 2016 Health Sciences Graduation Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday marked the 11th year that CNAH has hosted the event. The annual ceremony recognizes Native American students graduating from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and their families. Read More...

CNAH and IIKD at AI Day
February 5, 2016
CNAH and IIKD engage with the community, tribal leadership and New Mexico State leaders about the services available at the CNAH and the IIKD. Read More...