About Us

Our mission

At the Latino Research & Policy Center, our mission is to improve the quality of life for Latinos in Denver, in Colorado, and beyond. Our vision is to reduce health disparities through research, education and policy changes. 

Our team

Claudia Amura PhD, MPH

Director (Latino Health Certificate), Research Assistant Professor

Evelinn Borrayo

Professor, Associate Director of Research (LRPC), Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement (CU Cancer Center)

Elisa Morales MSW

Behavioral Health Program Coordinator

Patricia Valverde PhD, MPH

Interim Director (LRPC), Clinical Assistant Professor, Director (Patient Navigator Training Collaborative)