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Lily Ann Dow Velarde, PhD, MPA

Emeritus Faculty

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Contact Information

Phone: (505) 272-4173

Academic Career

Dow received her PhD and MPA from UNM.

Teaching/Research Interests

She began her faculty career with the university in 2002. Her research and education interests include program evaluation, community health interventions, minority health, adolescent health and the integration of public health and medicine.

Dow teaches Public Health Practicum, which enables students to practice their acquired knowledge and skills in a real, life setting. Students have conducted their practicum experiences in local, tribal, national and international venues. The opportunities are designed to enrich the students’ experiences as well as encourage outreach and public health workforce connections.

Professional Memberships

  • New Mexico Public Health Association