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Parajon, Laura C. Assistant Professor


Parajon is the executive director of the Office of Community Health and assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNM. She is the co-founder of the AMOS Health and Hope, a non-profit organization that works with community health workers (CHW) in remote areas of Nicaragua to improve health equity through health systems integration.

As a family physician and public health professional, she is part of a team of CHWs, health professional and educators who use the CBPR community empowerment azpproach to work alongside communities, reducing child mortality up to 80 percent in remote rural areas of Nicaraugua.

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