Our Advisory Committe

SWIHDR Advisory Committee

The SWIHDR Advisory Committee (SAC) is an interdisciplinary team of NMSU faculty, staff, and Las Cruces community members who provide insight, guidance, and direction to SWIHDR staff regarding SWIHDR activities, conferences, and overall objectives.

Freida Adams, RN
Director, Office of Border Health
New Mexico Department of Health

Kari Bachman, MA
Coordinator, Doña Ana Communities United

Miriam S. Chaiken, Ph.D.
Dean, Honors College
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences, NMSU

Phillip Deleon, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research
College of Engineering, NMSU

Esther Devall, Ph.D.
Department Head and Professor
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Science, NMSU

Yvonne Rojas, Patricia Heffelfinger, 
La Clinica de Familia

Charlotte Gard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics, Applied Statistics, and International Business
College of Business, NMSU

William Gould, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research
College of Business, NMSU

Ernesto Moralez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
College of Health and Social Services, NMSU

Louis Reyes, Ph.D.
Dean
Graduate School, NMSU

Mary Alice Scott, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Joseph Tomaka, Ph.D.
Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Department of Public Health Sciences
College of Health and Social Sciences, NMSU

Louis Vazquez, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President for Research
Regents Professor (Endowed Chair)
Office of the Vice President for Research, NMSU

Robert Wood, Ph.D.
Professor and Academic Head
Department of Kinesiology & Dance
College of Education, NMSU