Raisa started at RMC Health in November 2021 and is currently the Lead Professional Learning Facilitator. She leads professional development and technical assistance to health educators. Raisa is also responsible for creating new learning content.
Prior to her role as Lead Professional Learning Facilitator, Raisa has centered her work providing comprehensive sexual health, and STIs/HIV prevention to adolescents, specifically with LGBQ+, Trans & Gender Expansive young adults, along with persons struggling with tobacco, alcohol, other substance misuse to improve their health outcomes. Raisa served in key roles for initiatives focused on transforming school or work culture to improve systemic practices that negatively impact marginalized communities by building staff capacity to engage in evidence-based practices to include diversity, equity and inclusion that raise visibility, address safety, and create a better climate.
Raisa Negrón has presented locally and nationally including at the School Health Education Institute (SHEI), Head to Toe Conference, University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine, UNM School Based Health Centers, Stanford University PRIDEnet Summit, SHAPE New Mexico, and South Central AIDS Education & Training Center (SCAETC)- Project ECHO to name a few.
Raisa attended Eastern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a concentration on Children and Youth. Raisa holds certificates as a Harm Reduction Specialist, Narcan for Overdose Prevention, HIV/HCV Test Counselor, SBIRT Health Educator and Health Coaching. Raisa is also a qualified Medical Interpreter and Trainer in healthcare. Raisa serves as an Ambassador for PRIDEnet at Stanford University.
Raisa is a foodie at heart, an avid traveler, loves dancing and in constant search of a perfect pair of shoes. You can also find Raisa & her partner cheering their kiddo on the soccer sidelines.