Center for Participatory Research

MSC09 5060
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Medical Arts Building II
Rooms 201-205

Phone: (505) 925-0715
Fax: (505) 272-4494


"Professor Nina Wallerstein on Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)" - Summer Institute in Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) for Health. The week long session held in Albuquerque, New Mexico was attended by a diverse group of graduate students, researchers, faculty and community members from across the U.S and Puerto Rico.


"The Family Listening Intergenerational Program: A CBPR Approach to Indigenous Prevention Research" - Presentation by Lorenda Belone (PhD, MPH), a Dine (Navajo) researcher and faculty member from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Belone discusses a culturally-centered, intergenerational intervention project grounded in a CBPR approach with two southwest partner Tribes. This evidence-based program resulted with promising effectiveness indicated by significant changes in psycho-social measures from pre/post comparisons. Dr. Belone reflects on bi-directional learning by sharing university team perspectives.

The Healthy Environments Partnership: Addressing Social Determinants of Cardiovascular Health Inequity in Detroit" Presentation by Dr. Amy Schulz, Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education, Associate Director at the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health (CRECH), and Research Professor at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. Dr. Schulz received her Ph.D. in Sociology and her M.P.H. in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on social factors that contribute to health with a particular focus on health disparities and urban communities. This presentation was given at the UNM Center for Participatory Research Summer Institute in Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) for Health in Albuquerque, NM. June 1, 2011.

"Community-Based Participatory Research: A Promising Strategy for Promoting Healthy Public Policy" - Presentation by Meredith Minkler, (DrPH, MPH), Professor and Director, Health and Social Behavior at University of California- Berkeley. Professor Minkler has over 30 years of experience teaching, conducting research, and working with under-served groups on community-identified issues through community building and organizing, and community-based participatory research (CBPR). Presentation given at the Summer Institute in Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) for Health in Albuquerque, NM.

"Community-Based Participatory Research: Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities- Academy Health Webinar - Nina Wallerstein, Dr.P.H. and Lorenda Belone, Ph.D., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico; Kevin R. Shendo, Pueblo of Jemez Department of Education. Video description: Approximately 90mins, streaming presentation with audio. Tribal-Academic partners discuss CBPR strategies for reducing disparities are discussed by partnership members. A culturally-centered intervention and results are described.