Mira Morton Luna

Mira Morton Luna, M.A., serves as the associate director of the Health Institute at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Her areas of expertise include health equity, diabetes, international affairs, career services, curriculum development, and organizational development. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver, where she previously taught cross-cultural public relations, health communications, and career and internship courses. Her career focus is centered around education and healthcare, with an international perspective.  

In addition to teaching, Luna is a professional career coach and serves as a career consultant to the International Career Advancement Program (ICAP). She also holds a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential, further contributing to her multifaceted engagement in human resources and career services.  

Before joining MSU Denver, Luna served as the associate director for Career Development at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She also held roles as a Sales Manager at pharmaceutical companies like Kos and Bristol-Meyers Squibb. Furthermore, Luna served as a Program Director for the American Diabetes Association.

Luna earned her master’s degree in International and Intercultural Communications where she focused on cross-cultural health promotion, and a specialized graduate certificate in Human Capital in Organizations, both from the University of Denver. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications with an emphasis on Hispanic Studies from Lewis & Clark College.