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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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Leah Carrillo: From Ranching to Preventing Disease in San Antonio

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 09:07

Leah Carrillo knows the value of hard work, thanks to diligent parents and plenty of sweat and tears on her family ranch in Leakey, Texas.
Carrillo is working hard today to prevent disease in San Antonio.

Alejandra Mendez: Overcoming Hurdles to Boost Latino Health

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 09:02

Discrimination. Micro-aggressions. Going back to college with kids.
With a mother who overcame these hurdles as an immigrant to the U.S. from Honduras, Alejandra Mendez learned resilience.

Claudia Chavez: Pushing for Culturally Competent Healthcare for All

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:13

If you need someone with a variety of experience in health fields, Claudia Chavez has it.
Neuroscience? Check.
Healthcare administration? Check.
Delivering a baby (as part of EMT training)?! Check.

Adrianna Acevedo-Fontanez: Boosting Health in Puerto Rico

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 09:57

Adrianna Acevedo-Fontanez celebrates her Puerto Rican heritage through music and food, such as using “el castero” to stew rice or fighting for “el pegao.”
But she also knows that Puerto Ricans face dire health issues.

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