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

33 Faculty Members Honored at 2019 UW Latinx Faculty Recognition Event

The Latino Center for Health is hosting 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...

photo: NoHLA 20th Anniversary Event: Health Care at the Movies

Award-winning Documentary Screening & Discussion

This year, Northwest Health Law Advocates is celebrating 20 years of working to improve access to health care for all Washington residents and fighting to make health a human right. First up, NoHLA‚Äôs Health Care at the Movies features "The Providers", an award-winning documentary, followed by a panel discussion with local leaders that explores the challenges low-income and rural families face while trying to access health care.   read more...

photo: Welcome New Health Services Faculty Member and LCH Affiliate!

Welcome New Health Services Faculty Member and LCH Affiliate!

We welcome a new faculty member to the Department of Health Services, Dr. Barbara Baquero, who will be collaborating with the Latino Center for Health in her research activities. Dr. Baquero is committed towards advancing health equity among Latinx communities in the US, with an emphasis on promoting active lifestyles and healthy diets.   read more...

Community-Academic Partnership Assessing Agricultural Workers' Health

Featuring Latino Center for Health co-director Dr. Gino Aisenberg, this article talks about how the Schools of Social Work, Public Health, and Medicine are collaborating with Community to Community Development (C2C)--a woman-led grassroots organization in Bellingham, WA--to assess health disparities among Washington state agricultural workers.   read more...

photo: Welcome New LCH Faculty and Staff!

Welcome New LCH Faculty and Staff!

We welcome two new members to the LCH team--Dr. Maggie Ramirez and Mikaela Freundlich.   read more...

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