Table 1.

Comparison of Community Health Priorities versus Academic Research Priorities

Community Health Priorities Established by County and Tribal Councils in 2012UNM Health Sciences Research Priorities “Signature Programs”
(N = 33 counties in New Mexico)Established in 2005
Substance abuse, N = 20Cancer
Teen pregnancy, N = 16Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases
Access to care, N = 15Brain and Behavior
Violence, N = 11Infectious Disease and Immunity
Obesity, N = 11Child Health
  • Community versus Academic Health Center Priorities: Established Independently.

  • UNM, University of New Maxico.