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Previous Lectures

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KICK-OFF Lecture, Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Karl Eschbach, Ph.D.

Karl Eschbach, Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch

Lecture Topic:
"Hispanics in the United States and Texas in an Era of Change: Current Patterns of Growth, Diversity, Spatial Distribution, and Health Status"

2nd Lecture, Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Nuria Homedes, M.D., Dr.P.H.

Nuria Homedes, M.D., Dr.P.H.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston,
Regional Campus at El Paso

Lecture Topic:
"Low Income Migrants and Access to Health Services in El Paso County"

3rd Lecture, Thursday, February 23, 2012

Melanie de Boer, Ph.D.

Melanie de Boer, Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch

Lecture Topic:
"The Epidemiologic Profile of Vector Born Diseases in Mexico: Why Infectious Diseases Still Matter."

4th Lecture, Friday, February 24, 2012

Arturo Vargas Bustamante, Ph.D., M.A., M.P.P.

Arturo Vargas Bustamante, Ph.D., M.A., M.P.P.
University of California Los Angeles

Lecture Topic:
"The Main Challenges Encountered by Physicians to Deliver Quality Care to Latinos: Analyzing Health Care Disparities among Latinos and the Potential Effect of the ACA on this Population."

5th Lecture, Monday, February 27, 2012

Juanita Lozano-Pineda, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Juanita Lozano-Pineda, D.D.S., M.P.H.
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas

Lecture Topic:
"Oral Health Findings and Important Oral-Systemic Links for the Hispanic Population."

Closing Lecture, Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Kyriakos Markides, Ph.D.

Kyriakos Markides, Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch

Lecture Topic:
"Hispanic Health and Aging: Selected Findings from Hispanic EPESE."

The University of Texas Medical Branch has a proud tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarly research, curricular innovation and in meeting the healthcare needs of the State of Texas. As director of the Hispanic Center of Excellence, my primary objective is to provide faculty and students with future opportunities in career advancement, research, clinical practice, mentorship, counseling, and pre-medical academic enrichment programs to promising students. The HCOE's history in UTMB dates back to 1992, through federal funding by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

 

Staff

Berengaria Navarre, B.S., B.A.