¡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.
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...
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...
Univision's piece on 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event!
Take a look at Univision's piece 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...