2017 Speakers

Linda Penaloza
Linda Penaloza, PhD
Session #13, #41, #60

Linda J. Peñaloza, PhD, is research associate professor in pediatrics, in the Division of Prevention & Population Sciences at UNM. Dr. Peñaloza is principal investigator for the data collection, data analysis, and reporting for the New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey (NM-YRRS). Dr. Peñaloza’s research interests largely focus on adolescent health – particularly risk behaviors and protective factors. She is active in addressing health issues surrounding the LGBT community, both adult and adolescent.