2019 Presenters

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Horner, Anna
Horner, Anna
Session #18

Anna Horner, an Evaluation Specialist/Research Associate with Apex, has been working with New Mexico Department of Health’s Comprehensive Cancer Program’s (DOH CCP) Sun Safety initiative for 2 years. Anna has her BA in Spanish, Social Justice and Youthwork and has been working on behalf of children’s wellbeing in NM in a variety of capacities for almost 10 years. Anna has worked with APS and LCPS and a variety of nonprofits on policy development, planning and implementation. She has been supporting DOH CCP, school districts and other stakeholders to curb the growing incidence of melanoma in New Mexico by increasing sun safe practices among elementary age students using varied methods, including the collaborative creation and dissemination of a Toolkit for Creating Sun Safe Policies for New Mexico Schools and Districts and the collaborative design of a Sun Safety Policy and Practices Assessment Tool.”