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Martha Monroy MA

Martha  Monroy MA

Lecturer / Program Manager

Health Promotion Sciences Department

mmonroy@email.arizona.edu

1295 N. Martin Avenue
Drachman Hall A256
PO Box: 245209
Tucson AZ 85724
(520) 626-8036

Biography

Ms. Monroy is a Lecturer and Program Manager in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. The primary focus of Ms. Monroy’s professional career is community led participatory research and action(CBPR) to develop interventions to improve health in underserved communities. Her work utilizes a health equity lens to improve health outcomes in under-served communities through community led and engaged interventions, development of policy and environmental change. The work is based on community assessments that identify the relevant barriers and assets to develop culturally and community tailored interventions. The methodology ensures that the intervention builds on community assets, addresses gaps and is community and culturally relevant. These projects have had local, regional and national foci. Ms. Monroy is the Vice Chair of the National REACH Coalition Board of Directors. Her work with the National REACH Coalition focuses on supporting national health equity efforts through technical assistance and advocacy.

Research Synopsis

Curriculum Vitae: 

Skills and Expertise

Technical:
Health literacy,Competency frameworks,Competency and capability based training,Curriculum development
Research:
Community based chronic disease prevention models
Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Community engaged research
Ethnographic/qualitative research
Mental health / behavioral health interventions
Needs assessment
Program evaluation
Study design
Health Disparities
Organizational:
Behavioral program management
Leadership development
Participant recruitment
Policy development
Program management/coordination
Program planning
Publications
Working with vulnerable/under served populations (Community Health Workers)
Binational collaboration
Coalition building
Cultural competency
Grant management
Grant proposal development
Group facilitation
Workforce Development:
Capacity building
Community health worker models
Experiential learning -using adult learning theory
Public health education
Service learning
Multidisciplinary/Systems:
Health systems
Multi-jurisdictional collaboration and planning
Rural health systems
Languages:
Bilingal Spanish
 

The University of Arizona