A health care program at New Mexico State University that not only provides care to underserved communities but also trains health care workers to be more culturally aware is receiving national recognition.
The Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology, part of the Counseling & Educational Psychology department in the College of Education, was recently featured in a national report from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) for its grant activities.
The PCPCC is “dedicated to advancing an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home.”
For 11 years, Eve M. Adams, associate professor and director of training for the Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology, has been the principal investigator of the grant, which has been funded for more than $1.5 million. The grant requires that students in the program be trained along with other health care disciplines including family medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work and public health. Read more…