Family and Community Medicine

MSC 09 5040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Administration (505) 272-2165 Phone: Clinic (for patients) (505) 272-1734
Fax: (505) 272-8045

Nathania Tsosie, MCRP

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Lecturer II

MSC09 5040

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Center for Native American Health


Nathania Tsosie is a Lecturer II in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and the Associate Director of the Center for Native American Health at the UNM Health Sciences Center. Ms. Tsosie is a member of the Navajo Nation from Burnt Corn, Arizona. She received a Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree from the UNM School of Architecture and Planning in 2011.

Ms. Tsosie’s work incorporates community planning, public health, and community-based participatory research approaches to provide community health education and capacity building. She specializes in program planning and community engagement in public health education and research for interventions design, implementation, and evaluation. Ms. Tsosie is a Technology of Participation facilitator and has broad experience in meeting and focus group facilitation and collaborative planning techniques including action and strategic planning.

At present, she is involved in a number of funded grants, contracts, and projects on various topics including adverse childhood experiences research, pediatric obesity prevention, diabetes prevention, community health assessment capacity-building, and cultural humility for health providers and students. She has over 10 years of experience in engaging Native Americans (tribal and off-Reservation) in community-based settings and is a fluent Navajo speaker.