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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

 

  Resources

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.

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Article from The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine

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

Higher_Education.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Latino Research and Policy Center

VISION
 
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. 
 
MISSION
 
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! 

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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.

 

aNNOUNCEMENTs

Job Opportunity!

Colorado Community Health Network is seeking an Oral Health Specialist.

Deadline for application: March 6th, 2015.

Please see PDF for more information.

Oral Health Specialist Job Description 2-13-15.pdfOral Health Specialist Job Description 2-13-15.pdf

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Upcoming Event from the School of Public Health

The Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds 

Title of Presentation: Health Care for Latino Families- A Tortured Tale of Coverage Access

Presenter: Robert Otto Valedez, Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico

When: Monday, March 2nd, 2015 12-1 PM MT

​Where: Anschutz Medical Campus; Education 2 South Building; Room 2206

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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.

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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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