Community Projects Coordinator: Elisa Morales, MSW
Elisa Morales, is the Community Projects Coordinator at the Latino Research and Policy Center, University of Colorado Denver, Colorado School of Public Health. Ms. Morales maintains communication and nurtures relationships with community partners. She worked for the Colorado Latino Community Network Project (CO-CNP), a National Cancer Institute grant and gained knowledge and experience working with the Latino population on cancer health disparities.
Elisa Morales received her Bachelors degree from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado in Sociology and Human Services. She then attended the University of Denver, and earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work. Part of her training has been in medical institutions working with individuals and families in crisis situations to improve their strengths and empower them to increase responsiveness in difficult circumstances through therapy and counseling. Ms. Morales was born and grew up in Morelos, Mexico. She resides in Denver with her husband Jorge Gonzalez.