Robert Otto Valdez
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Estimated Net Worth
  • estimated net worth
    $651 K - $1.6 M
Salary
  • salary
    $183 K
Employment
  • Started 02/22/2022

Financial Disclosure Details - OGE Form 278e (01/23/2022)

Positions Held Outside United States Government

#
Organization
City
Position
To
1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Professor Emeritus
Present
2
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Affiliated Faculty Member, Nepal Study Center
Present
3
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Affiliated Faculty Member, Chicana & Chicano Studies Department
Present
4
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Senior Fellow (Research Faculty), Southwest Hispanic Research Institute
2/2022
5
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Professor, Family & Community Medicine and Economics
6/2020
6
Albuquerque, New Mexico
President (Sole Proprietor)
Present
7
Healthcare (MDPI)
Basel, Switzerland
Editor
2/2022
8
Madridge Journal of Vaccines (Madridge Publishers, LLC)
Pleasanton, California
Editor
2/2022
9
Frontiers in Public Health (Frontiers Media, SA)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Review Editor (Public Health Education & Promotion Section)
2/2022
10
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Investment Committee Member
2/2022

Employment Assets & Income and Retirement Accounts

#
Description
Value
Income Type
Income Amount
1
University of New Mexico, defined benefit plan (value not readily ascertainable)
Retirement Payments (Monthly)
$4,411
2
University of California, defined benefit plan (value not readily ascertainable)
Retirement Payments (Monthly)
$3,678
3
University of California, Defined Contribution Plan (401(a) plan)
3.1
UC Domestic Equity Index Fund
$50,001 - $100,000
None (or less than $201)
3.2
UC International Equity Index Fund
$1,001 - $15,000
None (or less than $201)
3.3
UC Pathway Fund 2020
$50,001 - $100,000
None (or less than $201)
4
University of California, Tax-Deferred 403(b) Plan
4.1
UC Domestic Equity Index Fund
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
4.2
UC International Equity Index Fund
$15,001 - $50,000
None (or less than $201)
5
Filer's IRA

Employment Agreements and Arrangements

#
Employer Or Party
City
Status And Terms
Date
1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
As a retired professor, I continue to pay into group life insurance coverage. I also have access to library services, email, and a Zoom account.
7/2020
2
Albuquerque, New Mexico
I will continue to retain this defined benefit plan.
1/2008
3
Oakland, California
I will continue to retain this defined benefit plan.
7/1985
4
Oakland, California
I will continue to retain the Defined Contribution Plan, a 401(a) plan under the University of California Retirement Savings Program. The plan sponsor no longer makes contributions.
7/1985
5
Oakland, California
I will continue to retain the Tax-Deferred 403(b) Plan under the University of California Retirement Savings Program. The plan sponsor no longer makes contributions.
7/1985

Sources of Compensation Exceeding $5,000 in a Year

#
Source
City
Duties
1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Professor, Family & Community Medicine and Economics; Affiliated Faculty, Chicana & Chicano Studies Department; Senior Fellow (Research Faculty), Southwest Hispanic Research Institute; and Affiliated Faculty Member, Nepal Study Center

Spouse's Employment Assets & Income and Retirement Accounts

#
Description
Value
Type
Amount
1
University of New Mexico
Contractual Teaching Payments
2
Italian translator & private tutor, sole proprietor
$1,001 - $15,000
Translation & Lesson Fees
3
Spouse's IRA
3.1
U.S. brokerage account (cash)
$1,001 - $15,000
None (or less than $201)

Other Assets and Income

#
Description
Value
Type
Amount
1
Brokerage account - Acorns
1.1
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)
$1,001 - $15,000
None (or less than $201)
1.2
iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF (IXUS)
$1,001 - $15,000
None (or less than $201)
2
Knights of Columbus, whole life
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
3
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., whole life
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
4
U.S. bank #1 (cash)
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
5
U.S. bank #2 (cash)
$1,001 - $15,000
None (or less than $201)

Transactions

#
Description
Type
Date
Amount
Nothing reported in this section

Liabilities

#
Creditor
Amount
Incurred
Term
Nothing reported in this section

Gifts and Travel Reimbursements

#
Source Name
City
Description
Value
Nothing reported in this section

Endnotes

Section
#
Description
1
1
My volunteer teaching and mentoring was part of my university activities as Professor Emeritus. I continued to conduct research, teach, and mentor since my official retirement in June 2020 under my Emeritus title. I will cease providing research, teaching, mentoring, and any other services to the University of New Mexico during my appointment
1
6
Valdez & Associates, a sole proprietorship, was largely dormant from January 2008 to June 2020. During my appointment, Valdez & Associates will remain dormant.
1
14
American Hospital Association, Inc., has two locations: Chicago, IL, and Washington, DC. Start month in 2017 was likely November.
1
15
I suspect that I started between February and May in 2004, as new members historically started at the beginning of an application cycle.

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