The New Mexico Hispanic Medical Association (NMHMA) is a private not-for-profit organization that has been in existence since 1989. Our mission is to make healthcare accessible and affordable to all New Mexicans. We do this by:

    • Encouraging, mentoring,  and assisting New Mexico students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare
    • Providing scholarships to students that have made a commitment to provide healthcare in New Mexico
    • Advocating for healthcare policy that increases access and affordability
    • Providing charitable healthcare at community health fairs and other events
    • Providing continuing medical education to healthcare professionals with an emphasis on conditions facing the medically uninsured and underserved


Current Board Members:

Lilia Pedrego, MD, President

Jesus Tafoya, MD, Vice-President

Julana Garcia, DO, Treasurer

Celia Valdez, MD

Anthony Vigil, MD

Andrea Leathers-Murmer, MD

Eliana Garcia, MSII

Amber Lala, MSII

Charles Maestas, MD

Pablo Vigil, MD

Jessica Lewis, PharmD

Steven Hartman, MD

Maria Paula Ramirez, MSIII

Amber Quinones, MSIV

Valerie Romero-Leggott, MD

Martin Guerrero, MD

Dayana George-Lucero, MD

Norma Janet Ventura, MD

Roland Sanchez, MD

Michael Gurule, MD

Melissa Garcia, MD