Richard Kozoll, MD



Dr. Richard Kozoll is Board certified in Family Practice, General Preventive Medicine, and Quality Assurance and Utilization Review. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, he completed a residency at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Richard Kozoll is Clinical Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and has introduced many medical students to rural health care as a preceptor in Cuba, NM.


Dr. Kozoll has served with numerous professional boards and associations. He is particularly proud of his past work with the National Rural Health Association, National Advisory Committee on Rural Health, New Mexico Medical Review Association, New Mexico Medical Society- Department of Health Clinical Prevention Initiative and Sandoval County Health Alliance.

Dr. Kozoll founded the Nacimiento Medical Foundation, a non-profit agency providing family planning, school health and public health, and client assistance services for the Cuba-Checkerboard area. In his capacity as administrative agent for that organization, he has obtained important funding to improve health care and other human services in the region.

Recipient of the Larrazolo Lifetime Achievement award from the New Mexico Public Health Association, Dr. Kozoll has devoted his professional life to helping the people of rural New Mexico access high quality preventive and primary health care.

Richard Kozoll, MD