Did you know that on a single night more than 1,500 people in Albuquerque experience homelessness? They live in shelters, on the streets, in their cars, in jails or hospitals, and in other locations not meant for habitation. You see them every day. Jennifer Metzler addresses the issues related to homelessness, including its causes, solutions, differentiating/unique characteristics, and effective models for addressing the health-related consequences of homelessness. 

 Jennifer Metzler has over 35 years experience working in community-based organizations dedicated to health, ending homelessness and poverty, and addressing violence against women. Metzler has served as CEO of Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless for more than 15 years. She holds a BA in Spanish/Latin American Studies from Beloit College and a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan.