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.
NEW! Read the 2020 Éxito! Noticias
Dr. Benjamín Aceves wasn’t sure if he wanted to pursue a PhD.
He was hesitant about the commitment. He didn’t have a background in academia that many pursuing PhD programs do.
Like many Latino students, Donají Stelzig was unsure if she should pursue a PhD.
She was intimated by the barriers and didn’t think she was capable of doing it, especially since she already had a full-time job and family.
Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez’s Éxito!
Dr. Melawhy Garcia wanted to elevate her work to improve health among Latinos in California by applying for PhD programs, but she wasn’t sure about it.
She wanted to hear from experienced faculty and scholars about what the process would be like.