Arizona College of Public Health Welcomes New Members to Community Advisory Board
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health welcomes three new members to its Community Advisory Board: Michael Harris, Lupita Murillo and Evelia Martinez.
Board members support the vision of the College by helping increase awareness of health promotion and prevention strategies throughout Arizona and the Southwest.
Evelia Martinez works with the Conchola Group, Inc. She is the past president of the University of Arizona's Hispanic Alumni Association and currently works with the El Rio Foundation Board. She has several years of marketing experience, specializing in business, health care services and international markets.
Lupita Murillo works with the KVOA Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter, specializing in crime reporting. She also hosts the weekly talk show "Impact." Lupita has earned recognition for her work over the years, including awards from the Arizona Press Club, United Press International, the Associated Press, and many community organizations. She also has been recognized nationally by the American Women in Radio and Television. She is very active in the community, giving her time to numerous organizations and charities, such as Las Familias, the People With AIDS Coalition of Tucson, the Children's Miracle Network Telethon, and the professional organization, Concerned Media Professionals. She also is on the Governor's Violence Against Women's Commission.
Michael J. Harris works with Long Realty as an associate broker and is among the top 20 real estate sales brokers in Southern Arizona. Mike entered real estate in 1990 after 20 years in CEO capacities of two major health care organizations, as well as serving as the interim director of the Pima County Health Department. His numerous community involvements include serving on the boards of the Tucson Airport Authority, the Bank of Tucson, and the DM 50. He is the past chairman of the board of the Metropolitan Tucson Visitors and Convention Bureau.
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Established by the Arizona Board of Regents in January 2000, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health is the first public health college in the four corner states and represents a tri-university collaborative effort among the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University. The Arizona College of Public Health's mission is to promote the health of individuals and communities with a special emphasis on diverse populations and the Southwest. Programs concentrate on the reduction of health disparities, the development and maintenance of healthy communities, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.