Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training is a program of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio to offer an annual summer institute and internships to increase the number of Latinos who pursue a doctoral degree and a career researching Latino health disparities. Learn more here.
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Fatima Frausto’s parents came from Zacatecas and worked very hard to give her a better future and instill in her a love for learning.
This foundation helped propel her to excel in school while learning about public health.
Edgar Muñoz has a passion for uncovering multilevel aspects of cancer and disease among the Latino population in the United States and in his native Colombia.
And he’s always willing to lend a hand and a smile whenever needed.
Jacquelin Cordero grew up on the borderplex (Cd. Juárez, Chih., MX – El Paso, Texas, US).
As such, she’s very conscious of the impact of economic and societal differences and how it increases the disparities in her community.
With a strong support network and a tenacious spirit built from escaping political turmoil in her native Venezuela and moving to the United States a decade ago, Rossmary Marquez is persistent in her efforts to improve people’s health.