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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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Veronica Landa: Following a Dream to Prevent Cancer Health Disparities

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 09:04

With boundless encouragement from her mother, Veronica Landa displays bold determination and curiosity to explore and follow her dreams.

Fernando Juarez: Overcoming the Odds to Promote Health

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 13:00

Like Han Solo, never tell Fernando Juarez the odds.
Juarez grew up playing the Loteria, but real life isn’t a game of chance for him. He’s certain he will overcome any challenge and achieve success in anything he puts his mind to.

Minority Kids Face Harsh Discipline in School, Trauma Out of School

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 09:36

Children of color who are disproportionately targeted by harsh school discipline policies are also more likely to face adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) out of school, according to a new report.

Isela Garcia: Passion for Improving Health on the Border

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 06:00

Isela Garcia has a passion for dancing folklorico.
But she has an even stronger passion for solving health issues that affect the Latino population on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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