Border Health Breakfast at NMSU

Border Health Breakfast Hour at NMSU

Corbett Center Senate Chambers RM 302 7:30am-8:30am
Bring your breakfast, coffee provided

Faculty from across campus share their expertise and ideas to address health disparities in the U.S.-Mexico border region.

Click on the titles of any past presentations to view slides.

September 14th

Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research

“Border Mortality Disparities”

  •     Jill McDonald


October 19th

College of Health and Social Services

“Women’s and Children’s Health in the Border Region:  Nursing Research”


“Incarcerated Women and Family Planning”

  •     Randee Greenwald

“Perception of Obesity Prevention among Hispanics Caring for Preschoolers”

  •     Martha Morales

“Intimate Partners Living with Urinary Incontinence”

  •     Lori Saiki


November 16th

College of Business

“A Sampling of Border Health Research”


“Use of Secondary Data Sources to Investigate Health Disparities in the Border Region”

  •     Charlotte Gard

“Quantitative Methods for Health Care Quality and Extensions to Health Disparities Research”

  •     Chris Sroka

“Smarter Lunchrooms: Action Research and Restorying Project at Las Cruces Public Schools, 2012-2014”

  •     David Boje
  •     Grace Ann Rosile


January 18th

College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

“Cooperative Extension: Partners in Creating Healthy Communities”

  •     Karim Martinez, Dona Ana County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent
  •     Kelly Knight, Otero County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent
  •     Laynee Kuenstler, Luna County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent
  •     Lucinda Banegas-Carreon, Extension Associate II, NDPP Program Coordinator


February 15th

College of Engineering

“How the International Border Traffic Impacts Emergency Medical Treatment for Northbound Patients Heading for El Paso”

  •     Peter Martin
  •     David Salgado


March 15th 

College of Education

“Racial and Sexual Minority Stress and Health and Mental Health Disparities”

  •     Barbara Gormley

“The STEM Outreach Center Health Initiative”

  •     Susan Brown


April 19th

College of Arts and Sciences


“Combating the Opioid Epidemic in New Mexico: Community Engagement and Scientific Solutions”

  •     Elba Serrano

“Basketball in the Barrio”

  •     Rus Bradburd

“What is the Relationship Between Obstetric Violence and Health Disparities on the US-Mexico Border?”

  •     Allison Cantor

“Mentoring the Next Generation of Scientists: Taboos in Academia”

  •     Graciela A Unguez