College of Population Health

Nina B. Wallerstein, Interim Dean
College of Population Health
MSC09 5070
2400 Tucker Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 272-4173

Director of Education Programs
Kristine Tollestrup, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Tracie Collins, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.C.D.S., University of Oklahoma, Tulsa; M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health
Robert G. Frank, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Andrew Rowland, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Kristine Tollestrup, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; M.P.H., University of Washington
Nina B. Wallerstein, Dr.P.H., University of California, Berkeley 

Associate Professors
Karen J. Armitage, M.D., F.A.A.P, University of California, San Diego
Lisa Cacari-Stone, Ph.D., Brandeis University
Jonathan Eldredge, Ph.D., M.L.S., University of New Mexico
Orrin Myers, Ph.D., Colorado State University
Francisco G. Soto Mas, M.D., University of Granada, Spain; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Assistant Professors
Murlynn Crystal Lee, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Laura Nervi, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.Sc., University of Buenos Aires, Argentina; M.S.Sc, Center for Research and Social Integration, Secretary of Health, Mexico
Shannon Sanchez-Youngman, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Visiting Faculty
Tammy Thomas, Ph.D., M.P.H. University of Pittsburg, M.S.W. University of South Florida

Lecturers III
Rebecca Rae, M.C.R.P., M.W.R., University of New Mexico
S. Noell Stone, M.P.H., University of New Mexico

Emerita Faculty
William Athas, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
Lily Dow, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Celia Iriart, Ph.D., University of Campinas (Brazil)
Victoria Sanchez, Dr.P.H., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Other Faculty

Ron Aldrich, M.B.A., University of Florida
Victor K. Barbiero, Ph.D., M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health 
Cynthia Blair, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Minnesota
Nicholas Edwardson, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Jean McDougall, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Washington
Michelle Minnis, Ph.D., University of Kansas
Frankie Perry, M.A., RN, University of Michigan
Claudia Pratesi, Ph.D., University of Brasilia, M.C.R.P. and M.W.R., University of New Mexico
Heidi Rogers, DNP, University of Colorado, M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania
Sarah Shrum, M.P.H., University of New Mexico
Randy Schwartz, M.S.P.H., University of Massachusetts
Laura Tomedi, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Dean’s List and Honor Roll

The Dean's List for the College of Population Health includes undergraduate students who achieve a minimum semester GPA of 3.5 with at least 12 credit hours completed in graded courses (not Credit/No Credit "CR/NC"), and no grades below "B" in College of Population Health courses. See the Student Services Information section of this Catalog for more information.

The College of Population Health Honor Roll recognizes consistently superior academic performance for undergraduate students who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above for all University of New Mexico credit hours earned. Students are not eligible for this award until they have completed at least two semesters and at least 24 credit hours at the University of New Mexico.

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Office of the Registrar

MSC11 6325
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 277-8900
Fax: (505) 277-6809