June 25, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Enrique Mata, Senior Program Officer for the Health Foundation, to the Texas Family and Protective Services Council. This is a position appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott for a five-year term.
Council members are charged with studying and making recommendations to the commissioner regarding the management and operation of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Mr. Mata has more than 20 years of experience in health philanthropy including designing, implementing, and evaluating multi-million dollar initiatives. He is also certified as an advanced public health nurse and advanced nurse executive by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He is a member of the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, and The University of Texas at El Paso Alumni Association. He serves on the UT El Paso School of Nursing Advisory Board, The El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium, and the El Paso 211 Advisory Board. Mata received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UT El Paso and a Master of Science in Public Health from Walden University.
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September 21, 2021
According to County data and recent PdNHF focus groups, men ages 18-50 years old in El Paso are among the least vaccinated and least inclined to get vaccinated in the region. With support from the County of El Paso, a pop-up vaccine initiative was launched in August 2021 to make it easier for this harder-to-reach…