Paula Saldaña, CHW, CHWI
Paula is a certified CHW and CHWI who currently works as a program coordinator and instructor for the National CHW Training Center at Texas A&M School of Public Health. Through multiple Center projects funded by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Texas Department of State Health Services, she has delivered community-based training, education, and outreach in South Texas.
With over 20 years of experience as a CHW, her bilingual, bicultural background and expertise in curriculum development, program planning, in-person and online training and community capacity building have greatly benefited NCHWTC and Texas A&M in the lower Rio Grande Valley. She has been recognized nationally on the Rachel Maddow Show and t he Esther B. Holder Award from the Center for Sustainable Health Outreach Unity for her commitment and passion for serving her community.