Dr. Haozous joined the faculty of the University of New Mexico as an Assistant Professor in 2009. She is a Senior Fellow of the New Mexico Center for the Advancement for Researcher, Engagement, & Science on Health Disparities (NM CARES HD) and a University of New Mexico Regents’ Lecturer. Dr. Haozous’ research examines health and cancer inequities in American Indian populations in the southwest and nationwide. Dr. Haozous is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar. Dr. Haozous is a member of the Chiricahua Fort Sill Apache Tribe and is from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
She received her BA from University of California, Santa Cruz, MSN and PhD from Yale, where her studies focused on oncology nursing and end of life care.