Daniel Camacho
Daniel Camacho  
Center Director
Office Phone: 915-215-4870
Fax Phone: 915-215-6480

Flor Reyes  
Lead Analyst
Office Phone: 915-215-4870
Fax Phone: 915-215-6480

Edgar Fuentes  
CBE Coordinator
Office Phone: 915-215-5619
Fax Phone: 915-215-6480

Desert Mountain AHEC

5001 El Paso Dr.
El Paso, TX 79905

Desert Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC) helps prospective students explore the health care field through a variety of activities and organizations designed to increase knowledge of and interest in the medical field. Journey to medical school. Nursing Exploration. Health Careers Camp. Lubbock Leadership Camp. Collegiate & High School. Double T Health Professions Honor Society. Volunteer Opportunities.

Our Mission

To improve the health care industry by leading the nation in the recruitment, training and retention of a diverse health care workforce for underserved comunities.

Our Goals

Increase the number of students who choose to enter health care careers.
Provide students of the health professions with real-life experiences in community and rural settings.

Increase career satisfaction among health care professionals by providing technical assistance and free or low-cost continuing education opportunities.

Daniel Camacho, Desert Mountain Center Director received the award for HOSA Sponsor of the Year.

Desert Mountain HOSA team received 1st and 2nd place.


Frank Lopez
Dir. of The Ronald McDonald House

Dr. Maria Duarte-Gardea
Dir. of Dept. of Public Health Sciences at U.T.E.P.

Manuel Castruita
Dir. of Counseling & Advising with El Paso ISD

Esmeralda Cruz
Program Director for the Immigrant Program at Ysleta ISD

Robert Resendes
Dir. of The El Paso Health Department

Loren Lujan
Program Dir. for Clint ISD