Lorenda Belone, the first graduate of the University of New Mexico's Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center Doctoral Fellowship program, has accepted a tenure-track position in the UNM College of Education's Health Education Program. She assumes the position beginning spring 2012.

Belone, Navajo from the reservation community of Mexican Spring, N.M., earned her Ph.D. in health communication in 2010 and is currently a research scientist with the Center for Participatory Research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

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