University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center

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Core Research Project

Project Title: Healthy Places-Healthy People: A Toolkit for Promoting Active Living in Navajo Communities
Description: The University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center will adapt and scale up a model to increase physical activity by increasing access to places to be active in the natural environment to the entire Navajo Nation in New Mexico.


Past Core Research Projects

2014-2019 Village Interventions and Venues for Action II (VIVA II): Dissemination and Implementation
2004-2009 Teen Health Resiliency Intervention for Violence Exposure (THRIVE)
1998-2004 Diabetes Prevention Program for Navajo Elders
1998-2004 School Health Programs for American Indian Children
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Contact Information

University of New Mexico
Prevention & Population Sciences
Health Sciences Center
MSC 11 6145
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Principal Investigator/Director
Sally M. Davis, PhD
Phone: (505) 272–4462
Fax: (505) 272–3955

Deputy Director
Theresa Cruz, PhD
Phone: (505) 272-8379