Dr. Estevan T. Flores

Flores Consulting, LLC
Denver, Colorado
United States

Focus Areas

Racial Equity & Healing
Latino / Hispanic Communities


Dr. Flores is CEO of Flores Consulting, LLC. He developed a new Dual Language Campus in Dallas, Texas with AGMUS Ventures Inc. The university opened in January of 2015 and offers dual language BA and Master's degrees. Formerly he was Academic Director at Regis University’s Dual Language Campus. A sociologist, Dr. Flores was Executive Director of the Latino/a Research & Policy Center (LRPC) at the University of Colorado Denver (1997-2007), where he was also Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences. He was Chief of Population Science and Cancer Control at the Nevada Cancer Institute to July, 2008. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas (Austin) and M.A. from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Flores was tenured at CU Boulder in 1995. At Regis’s Dual Language Campus, he recruited over 85 bilingual (English/Spanish) faculty to teach in 9 undergraduate degree programs and four Master’s programs including the MBA, MNM, MED and MSOL degrees. He also set and approved the curriculum for each term while interviewing and reviewing all graduate student applicants for the dual language MA programs. His fields include public health and health disparities, Mexico-United States relations, immigration to the U.S., community based research and cancer control, and dual language university and master’s programs. Professor Flores published work appears in U.S. journals like Cancer (2006), the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, International Migration Review, and the Houston Journal of International Law. In 1986 he published The Migration and Settlement of Undocumented Immigrant Women. Dr. Flores has published over 75 opinion editorials on immigration, Mexico, Latino health, politics and education. He has been funded for $7.5M in research grants on Latinos from the National Cancer Institute and the Colorado Dept. of Public Health. At CU-Denver he addressed health, education and immigration and held policy forums. The Dia de la Mujer Latina health fair prevented cancer and saved lives. He served on the first National Minority Advisory Committee on health disparities for the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and the Board of the Colorado Dept. of Public Health. He lectured at Harvard’s School of Public Health (2010) on cancer prevention. Dr. Flores was a Kellogg National Leadership Fellow, Group XI. and visited Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, China and Russia where he met with staff of many NGOs. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Tijuana researching international migration. He was also an Advisor to the Mexican government (2006-08) with the Instituto para Mexicanos en el Exterior (IME). Dr. Flores and the IME group met 3 times per year with the Mexican President. Dr. Flores was an expert witness in the landmark U. S. Supreme Court Doe v. Plyler case (1982) which provides undocumented children access to public education. He served 10 years on the Board of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and now serves on Denver’s Clinica Tepeyac’s Board of Directors and the PRAXIS national health Board. Estevan received the Community Health Research Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (2005) and the Thomas Jefferson Award from the University of Colorado (2004). Estevan was presented with Denver’s Peace and Justice Committee “Cesar Chavez Leadership Award” in March of 2014. Reach Estevan at estevantflores@comcast.net or (303) 641-9186.