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

May 17, 2015
Contact: Debora B. Freitas Lopez

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.

We welcome you to nominate an inspiring colleague or organization for one of the following awards:

  • Distinguished Nationally-Known Health Professional Award
  • Meritorious Community-Based Health Organization Award
  • Outstanding New Community Public Health Professional Award

Please take a moment to complete this BRIEF nomination form:

Nominations will be open until 11:59 EST on August 15, 2016. Award recipients will be notified and asked to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Denver to personally be recognized for their contributions. For more information, please contact the Latino Caucus at

About the Latino Caucus for Public Health: The Latino Caucus’ mission is to represent and advocate for the health interests of the Latino community, both within and outside APHA while providing a leadership opportunity for young professionals to share their experience with others in the field of public health. For more information regarding the Latino Caucus, please visit:

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