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¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to the Latino Center for Health

The first research center in Washington with a singular focus on advancing Latino health


The Latino Center for Health provides leadership for community-engaged research through capacity building and authentic partnerships with community stakeholders to promote impactful improvements in the health and well-being of Latinx communities in Washington state, regionally, and nationally.



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Now Hiring: Part-time Project Coordinator for Latino Physician Study

The Latino Center for Health has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (75%) Project Coordinator. This position will coordinate activities and administrative operations for the Center’s Latino Physician Supply Study--a project aimed at describing and identifying the current supply of Latino physicians in Washington state and disseminating policy recommendations to increase the physician supply.   read more...

Coming Up--2019 Latina Health Symposium: Su Salud También Cuenta

The annual Latina Health Symposium provides a forum for participants to come together to learn and discuss health-related topics that impact Hispanic/Latina women. The Center's Research Director, Dr. India Ornelas, will be presenting on her research project ALMA--Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma.   read more...

State Legislature funds LCH to conduct WA Physician Supply Study

University of Washington, Seattle: The Latino Center for Health is pleased to announce Washington state legislative funding in the amount of $150,000 for the center to conduct a study that identifies the number of Latinx physicians across the state and describes their practice areas and geographic locations. An additional goal of the study is to develop and disseminate policy recommendations to meet the state's growing need for Latinx physicians.   read more...