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photo: Latino Center for Health Travel Award Recipient presents at ASA 2019

Latino Center for Health Travel Award Recipient presents at ASA 2019

MPH-MSW dual degree student Alisa Tirado Strayer, one of the recipients of the 2018 Latino Center for Health Student Travel Awards, co-presented her research at the 2019 American Society on Aging’s (ASA) “Aging in America” conference in New Orleans on April 15-18th. Alisa’s presentation was titled “The Aging Female Body and Late Life Sexuality.”   read more...

photo: Dr. India Ornelas received the Beti Thompson Cancer Health Equity Research Award

Dr. Ornelas received Beti Thompson Cancer Health Equity Research Award

Dr. India Ornelas, Research Director of the Latino Center for Health and Associate Professor in Health Services at UW's School of Public Health, received the Beti Thompson Cancer Health Equity Research Award at the Pathways to Equity Symposium on Monday, May 13th. This award recognizes an outstanding scientist from the Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium who has made significant contributions to cancer health equity research. Congratulations, India!   read more...

photo: 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event slides are now available!

3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event slides are now available!

If you want to find out more about the 2019 Latinx Faculty Recognition Event honorees' scholarly achievements, check out the event slides here!   read more...

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Univision highlights 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event!

Take a look at Univision's spotlight on the Center's 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event, which took place on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019. The piece features the Center's co-director Leo Morales, UW student Daniela Suarez, and three of our 33 honorees--Dr. Elina Quiroga, Dr. Maggie Ramirez, and Dr. Raye Maestas.   read more...

photo: 33 Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Latinx Faculty Recognition Event

33 Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Latinx Faculty Recognition Event

The Latino Center for Health hosted the 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event on May 2nd, honoring 33 UW faculty members across the tri-campuses for their scholarly achievements and contributions.   read more...

photo: Students and LCH staff get together at Student Connecting Event

Students and LCH staff get together at Student Connecting Event

Graduate students across the Health Sciences gathered last Wednesday, April 17th at the Petersen room in Allen library over lunch to discuss ways in which the Center can be a source of support for them as students interested in Latinx health.   read more...

photo: Latino Center for Health Travel Award Recipients Present at SBM 2019

Latino Center for Health Travel Award Recipients Present at SBM 2019

MPH students Cathea Carey and Francisco Rios-Casas, recipients of the 2018 Latino Center for Health Student Travel Awards, presented their research at the 2019 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. on March 6-9th. Cathea and Francisco used this opportunity to prepare for their theses presentations, expand their professional networks, and amplify the voices of underserved Latinx communities.   read more...

photo: Latino Center for Health featured in CHA Para La Comunidad Magazine

Latino Center for Health featured in CHA Para La Comunidad Magazine

CHA Para La Comunidad, a news publication that shares information about programs, laws, legislation and important issues concerning the Hispanic/Latinx community, featured the Latino Center for Health in their March 2019 issue. It is available both in English and in Spanish.   read more...

LCH is now accepting applications for the 2019 Small Grants Program!

The Latino Center for Health is excited to announce the 2019 Small Grants Program, which provides funding to projects and partnerships benefiting Latino communities in Washington state. Submit your application now!   read more...

photo: Congratulations to Our Affiliated Students for Presenting and Being Awarded at SBM 2019!

Student Affiliates Present and Win Award at SBM 2019

Three affiliated students of the Latino Center Health, Cathea Carey, Francisco Rios-Casas, and Vanessa Torres, presented their research at the 2019 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Both Francisco and Vanessa were awarded Meritorious Abstract Awards for their work. Congratulations!   read more...

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