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Cancer Facts and figures for hispanics / latinos 2012-2014

By the American Cancer Society

This report presents statistics on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and risk factors for Hispanics in the US...continue.

ACS Cancer Facts.pdfACS Cancer Facts.pdf



Affordable Care Act

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "millions of Latinos are   already benefitting from the stronger coverage and consumer protections made possible by the Affordable Care Act" (ACA).   To read article click here

To learn more about the ACA coverage in Colorado visit Connect for Health Colorado.


Article from The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine

Hispanics in America and in Higher Education by the Numbers- By: Mary Ann Cooper











Latino Research and Policy Center

The vision of the Latino Research and Policy Center (LRPC) is to become a nationally-renowned higher education, research, data, and policy expert on health and education disparities affecting Latino communities. 
The mission of the LRPC is to increase collaborative partnerships with community-based organizations, higher education researchers, and state/city elected officials to work toward eliminating health and education disparities affecting Latino communities in Colorado and the nation. 

Find us on Twitter and Facebook! 

2013 Latino Health Disparities Conference

For details and information on the Latino Research and Policy Center's Latino Health Disparities 2013 Conference click here.

Affordable Care Act Panelist Session:



LRPC Artwork


Click here to learn about the LRPC's artwork and artist, Emanuel Martinez.



The Latino Research and Policy Center 

Community Projects Coordinator (Job posting: C/U05033)

    University of
    Colorado Denver
   The Latino Research and      
   Policy Center (LRPC), 
   Colorado School of Public 
   Health at CU-Denver, is 
   hiring a Community Projects 
   Coordinator (CPC).    
   The CPC will be responsible 
   for the center’s community 
   and research collaborations 
   and for managing service     
   and research funded 
   projects. Education and 
   experience in Public health, 
   health professions, 
   social/behavioral sciences,or 
    related fields is expected. 
   Qualified candidates will 
   have a BA/BS, verbal and 
   written English and Spanish 
   skills and experience 
   managing projects in Latino 
   communities. A Master’s 
   degree and experience 
   managing randomized 
   controlled trials are 
   preferred. Projected salary 
   will start at $50,000 for a 
   full time position, but is 
   negotiable commensurate 
   with skills and experience. 
   Applications are accepted 
   electronically at, refer to 
   job posting C/U05033. The 
   position will be posted until 
   filled, but the committee 
   would like to review 
   candidates starting on 
   June 15, 2015.

Funding Opportunity

-The Colorado Health Foundation has released a funding opportunity targeting Healthy Living. Click here to learn more.   

-The NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) is offering grant funding to support projects in occupational and environmental safety and health. Please see flyer below for more information.

     Funding Opportunity.pdfFunding Opportunity.pdf

Cervical Cancer Research Survey - Now Open 

The research study is titled:  Pap Smear Guideline Adherence among Non-immigrant Hispanic Women of Mexican Origin. 

To see if you qualify for the study and to respond to the survey click here.

The study is being conducted by Doctoral Student, Dulce Mia Warren at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. If you have questions please contact Ms. Warren at  720-445-5623. 



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