Institute for Public Health

Department of Family and Community Medicine 
Dr. William H. Wiese, MD
Geographic Area Served

New Mexico State-wide
Project Description
The mission of the IPH is to improve health status and reduce health disparities in New Mexico. The IPH promotes and coordinates public health research, education, and services through collaborations within the HSC and with external partners. The Institute supports the development of public policy using scientifically derived information and public dialogue.

Examples of ongoing research projects that actively engage at the community level:
1. Emerging Infections Program and Pandemic Preparedness for Counties, both done in collaboration with the Department of Health,
2. The Southwest Addictions Research Group, which conducts translational research within minority communities. The IPH oversees public health education, including the MPH Program.

It has just completed regional MPH training in Shiprock and anticipates additional such programs. It conducts outreach public health traing programs around the state. IPH conducts research and generates health policy briefs on issues specific to NM.


Course Information

Course #:
Masters of Public Health Program  

Contact Information:
Location Mailing Address
Off campus
Institute for Public Health
2300 Menaul, NE, Suite 400
 Institute for Public Health
MSC 07 4085
Email Telephone
Dr. William Wiese
Dr. William Wiese (505) 272-3881
Fax (505) 272-3764
Institute for Public Health

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