”"
”"

News & Events




George R. Flores, MD, MPH, named recipient of the 2016 Helen Rodriguez-Trìas Social Justice Award

George R. Flores, MD, MPH, a lifelong advocate for the disadvantaged with a focus on Hispanic and childhood health, is being honored with the 2016 Helen Rodriguez-Trìas Social Justice Award. First given in 2005, the award honors public health workers who have worked toward social justice for underserved and disadvantaged populations. As program manager for the California Endowment's Healthy California Prevention team, Flores’ current work focuses on grant-making to improve health and equity through community-level prevention and a transformational...

read more

Press Release: Latino Caucus for Public Health to Honor Public Health Leaders for Their Contributions to the Health and Wellness of Latinos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2016 Contact: José Pietro Aparicio/Debora B. Freitas Lopez 917-541-8663/202-210-2382 Lcph1973@gmail.com Denver, CO (November 30, 2015) - The Latino Caucus for Public Health (LCPH) honored public health leaders during their Annual Awards Reception which took place on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at in the Mile High Ballroom 2C at the Colorado Convention Center . The Awards Reception, which was sponsored by The California Endowment, JHM Consultation, Pietro Aparicio, MD, Perfecto Munoz, PhD, and Carricchi Lopez...

read more

Join LCPH in Denver for the Annual APHA Meeting!

The Latino Caucus for Public Health is gearing up for the upcoming 2016 APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition. We have several scientific program sessions scheduled. There is also the LCPH business meeting, the Awards Reception, and the Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias Breakfast. Most of the events will take place at the Colorado Convention Center. Please see below for the schedule and to attain more information. LCPH Business Meeting Sunday, October 30 at 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mile High Ballroom 2C The Latino...

read more

Support the LCPH: Sponsor Our Events during the APHA National Meeting in Denver, Colorado

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2016 Contact: Dr. J Pietro Aparicio/Ana Carricchi Lopez 917-541-8663/310-809-4104 Lcph1973@gmail.com The Latino Caucus for Public Health (LCPH) invites you to join us at the 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, which is to take place from October 29 to November 2, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. Our conference activities include multiple scientific program sessions, the Helen Rodriguez-Trias Award Breakfast, the LCPH Awards Reception, the LCPH Expo Booth, and networking activities intended...

read more

Advisory: Latino Caucus seeks intern

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2017 Contact: Dr. J Pietro Aparicio Lcph1973@gmail.com The Latino Caucus is seeking interested parties to apply for a six-month internship (paid stipend). Terms of Reference for the internship is noted below. TERMS OF REFERENCE  Intern (Paid Stipend) American Public Health Association -  Latino Caucus for Public Health Duration: 6 months Time Commitment: 6 hours/week Supervisor: Latino Caucus Board OBJECTIVES OF THE INTERNSHIP: Within the Latino Caucus of the American Public Health Association, the goals are to...

read more

Press Release: Nominations for the 2016 Latino Caucus Awards are now open!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2015 Contact: Debora B. Freitas Lopez Lcph1973@gmail.com Washington, DC (May 17, 2015) – The Latino Caucus is proud to announce the 2016 call for nominations to recognize individuals and organizations that have exemplified outstanding professionalism and significantly contributed to the public health of the Latino Community. The awards will be presented at the 43rd Annual Latino Caucus Awards Dinner, which will be held during the 144th APHA Annual Meeting (October 29 to November 2, 2016) in Denver, Colorado....

read more

Call for Abstract Submissions for the 144th APHA National Meeting – Submission deadline extended to Friday, March 4, 2016

The Latino Caucus for Public Health requests the submission of original research and interventions in the Latino community for dissemination at the 144th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo to be held in Denver, Colorado from October 29 to November 2, 2016. This year's theme, Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health, presents an opportunity to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities and best practices for prevention and protection learned and adapted from multiple contexts that affect our...

read more

Call for Abstract Submissions for the 144th APHA National Meeting – Submission deadline: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Latino Caucus for Public Health requests the submission of original research and interventions in the Latino community for dissemination at the 144th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo to be held in Denver, Colorado from October 29 to November 2, 2016. This year's theme, Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health, presents an opportunity to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities and best practices for prevention and protection learned and adapted from multiple contexts that affect our Latino communities. To...

read more

Press Release: Latino Caucus for Public Health Honored Public Health Leaders for Their Contributions to the Health and Wellness of Latinos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2014 Contact: José Pietro Aparicio/Debora B. Freitas Lopez 917-541-8663/202-210-2382 Lcph1973@gmail.com Chicago, IL (November 4, 2015) - The Latino Caucus for Public Health honored public health leaders during their 42nd Awards Dinner and Ceremony which took place on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the National Museum of Mexican Art. The Awards Dinner, which was sponsored by The Chicago Community Foundation, Blue Shield Blue Cross Association, The California Endowment, AARP-Illinois, and Institute for Minority Health Research...

read more

Media Advisory: Public Health Leaders to be honored by the Latino Caucus for Public Health of the American Public Health Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2015 Contact: José Pietro Aparicio/Debora B. Freitas Lopez 917-541-8663/202-210-2382 Lcph1973@gmail.com WHAT: The Latino Caucus for Public Health will be awarding their annual awards to public health leaders in recognition of their contributions to the public health and wellness of Latinos and Latinas at the LCPH Awards Dinner and Ceremony. The dinner, which is sponsored by The Chicago Community Foundation, Blue Shield Blue Cross Association, The California Endowment, AARP-Illinois, and Institute for Minority Health Research...

read more