By means of Scholarships and Mentorship, NHHF Uplifts the Subsequent Era of Latine Well being Professionals
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Nationwide Hispanic Well being Basis (NHHF), the 501(c)(3) charitable basis of the Nationwide Hispanic Medical Affiliation (NHMA), is proud to host the fifteenth Annual California and nineteenth Annual New York Hispanic Well being Skilled Pupil Scholarship Galas to current scholarships to 22 excellent Latine well being skilled college students. NHHF is honored to help these recipients on their journeys to change into docs, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, PAs, or public well being directors.
“At these essential occasions, the Latine well being neighborhood will come collectively to have a good time younger professionals and leaders all through the nation with awards for his or her imaginative and prescient to enhance the well being and well-being of underserved communities,” mentioned Dr. Elena Rios, President of NHHF and President/CEO of NHMA. “We’re deeply grateful to our leaders and sponsors who’ve supplied their help to bolster a extra numerous and equitable well being sector.”
The California Awards Gala was held in Pasadena, California, on November seventeenth from 6:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. Pacific Time, and the New York Awards Gala will probably be held in New York Metropolis, New York, on December 1st from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Japanese Time.
NHHF thanks the next well being leaders for his or her work reworking authorities applications, tutorial establishments, non-public sector organizations, and native communities to extend entry to healthcare. Hispanic Well being Management Awardees embody: U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA fortieth District); Diana E. Ramos, MD, MPH (California Surgeon Common); Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH (Affiliate Dean for Neighborhood Initiatives, Keck Faculty of Medication of USC); Donaldo (Don) Hernandez, MD, FACP (President, California Medical Affiliation); Robert J. Rodriguez (New York Secretary Of State); Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D. (Dean of New York College’s Faculty of Public Well being); Niesha Foster, MBA (Vice President, Product Entry, World Well being & Social Affect, Pfizer); and Claudia Romo Edelman (Mexican-Swiss diplomat).
With immense gratitude, NHHF thanks all of our scholarship gala sponsors throughout sectors for his or her generosity and dedication to supporting our mission to empower and diversify the following technology of well being professionals. Platinum Sponsors embody: NHMA, UHF, Well being Web / Fidelis / Centene Company. Gold Sponsors embody: Anthem. Silver Sponsors embody: AMGEN; Charles R. Drew College of Medication & Science; UCLA Well being David Geffen Faculty of Medication; Lilly; Henry Schein; TelevisaUnivision; Kaiser Permanente; DaVita; IDSA Basis. Bronze Sponsors Embrace: College of California Well being, College of California Workplace of the President; California Medical Affiliation; Cedars Sinai; El Paso Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgeons, P.A. (EPCVTS); Nice Minds in STEM; Huntington Well being; PIH; Medtronic; Boston Scientific; Keck Faculty of Medication at USC; Intercept Prescribed drugs; PAN NO. 1 Household Restricted Partnership; Sylvia Preciado, MD; The California Liver Institute; Tony Alamo, MD; AMA; Icahn Faculty of Medication at Mount Sinai; Angel’s Smile Hospice, Inc.; New York Life Insurance coverage; Princeton Space Neighborhood Basis; Latino Fee on AIDS; Campos Household Basis; New York Presbyterian Hospital; NYC Well being + Hospitals/Elmhurst.
It’s with nice pleasure that NHHF declares the next 2022 scholarship award recipients:
California Gala Students:
Cristhian Martinez Hernandez, Laurel Barrios, Melinda Benavides, Osbaldo Camargo, Raul Soto Jr., Monica Soto Noveron, Sergio Trejo Jr., Cecilia Pimentel, Jose Felipe Dominguez, Claire Alvarenga, Elizabeth Murguia, and Cassandra Molano.
New York Gala Students:
Cesar Hernandez, Viridiana Godinez, Christine Lopez, Bryan Torres, Jose Ibarra, Erika Zambrano Alvarez, Ashley Bernard, Danielle Obijeski, Kelly Gonzalez, and Guadalupe Quintana.
Go to nhmafoundation.org/ for added details about gala registration, scholarship recipients, management awardees, sponsors, and extra.
NHHF is the 501(c)(3) arm of the Nationwide Hispanic Medical Affiliation (NHMA), a nonprofit group that represents the pursuits of fifty,000 Hispanic physicians throughout the U.S. The mission of NHHF is to enhance the well being of Hispanics by way of analysis and academic actions. Study extra at www.NHMAFoundation.org
SOURCE Nationwide Hispanic Well being Basis