The next Health Sciences Center Qualitative Cafe Brown Bag, featuring UNM Associate Professor Steven Verney, is set for Thursday, June 9, 12-1 p.m., in room 252 at the College of Nursing building. Verney will be presenting an overview of the N.M. Center for the Advancement, Research and Engagement on Health Disparities (NM CARES HD), as well as an overview of the Strong Heart Stroke Study in older American Indians and a related qualitative project he is developing investigating the quality of education in older American Indians.

Verney, an Alaska Native (Tsimshian), is also an associate chair for Graduate Students at the UNM Department of Psychology. He is the director for the Research Core of a newly NIMHD-funded New Mexico Center for the Advancement for Research and Engagement on Health Disparities. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at UNM for Hispanic and American Indians and a past fellow in the American Indian Alaska Native Program at the University of Colorado.

For more information contact Casey Burnett, UNM College of Nursing, at (505) 272-0684.