National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) Hosts Scholarship Gala to Honor Leaders and Students Advancing Health Equity

Through Scholarship and Mentorship, NHHF Raising the Next Generation of Latin Health Professionals

washington, November 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), is proud to host the 15th Annual California and 19th Annual New York Hispanic Health Professionals Student Scholarship Galas to award scholarships to 22 outstanding Latin health professional students. NHHF is honored to assist these recipients in their journey to become a doctor, nurse, dentist, pharmacist, PA or public health administrator.

“At these important events, the Latin health community will come together to honor young professionals and leaders from across the country with awards for their vision to improve the health and well-being of underserved communities,” said Dr. Elena RiosPresident of NHHF and President/CEO of NHMA. “We are deeply grateful to our leaders and sponsors who have offered their support to strengthen a more diverse and equitable health sector.”

California Awards Gala was held Pasadena, CaliforniaFeather 17 November From 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm Pacific Timeand will be held at the New York Awards Gala New York City, New YorkFeather 1 december From 6:30 to 11 p.m. Eastern Time,

NHHF thanks the following health leaders for their work in transforming government programs, educational institutions, private sector organizations, and local communities to increase access to healthcare. Hispanic Health Leadership Award winners include: US Congressman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA 40th District); Diana E. RamosMD, MPH (California Surgeon General); Lourdes Bajconde-GarbanatiPhD, MPH (Associate Dean for Community Initiatives, Keck School of Medicine usc, Donaldo (Don) HernandezMD, FACP (President, California Medical Association); Robert J Rodriguez ,New York Secretary of State); Debra Furr-Holden, PHD. (Dean of of New York University School of Public Health); nisha foster, MBA (Vice President, Product Access, Global Health and Social Impact, Pfizer); And Claudia Romo Edelman (Mexican-Swiss diplomat).

With immense gratitude, NHHF thanks all of our scholarship gala sponsors across all fields for their generosity and dedication to supporting our mission to empower and diversify the next generation of healthcare professionals. Platinum sponsors include: NHMA, UHF, Health Net / Fidelis / Centen Corporation. Gold sponsors include: Anthem. Silver sponsors include: Amgen; Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, UCLA Health David Geffen School of Medicine; Lily; henry sheen, television television; Kaiser Permanente; Davita; IDSA Foundation. Bronze sponsors include: University of California Health, University of California Office of the President; California Medical Association; Cedars Sinai; El Paso Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgeon, PA (EPCVTS); great minds in STEM; Huntington Health; PIH; Medtronic; Boston Scientific; Keck School of Medicine usc, Intercept Pharmaceuticals; PAN no. 1 Family Limited Partnership; Sylvia Preciado, MD; California Liver Institute; Tony Alamo, MD; AMA; at the Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, Angel’s Smiles Hospice, Inc.; New York Life Insurance; Princeton Area Community Foundation; Latino Commission on AIDS; Campos Family Foundation; New York Presbyterian Hospital; NYC Health + Hospital/elmhurst,

It is with great pleasure that the NHHF announces the following 2022 scholarship award recipients:

California Fiesta Scholar:
Christian Martinez Hernandez, Laurel Barrios, melinda benavides, osbaldo camargo, Raul Soto Jr., Monica Soto Novaron, Sergio Trejo Jr., Cecilia Pimentel, jose felipe dominguez, Claire Alvarenga, elizabeth henAnd cassandra molano,

New York Gala Scholars:
cesar hernandez, viridiana godinez, Christine Lopez, Brian Torres, jose ibarra, Erica Zambrano Alvarez, Ashley Bernard, Daniel Obiejski, Kelly GonzalezAnd guadalupe quintana,

meeting For additional information about gala registration, scholarship recipients, leadership award winners, sponsors, and more.

NHHF is a 501(c)(3) branch of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), a non-profit organization representing the interests of over 50,000 Hispanic physicians across the United States. NHHF’s mission is to improve the health of Hispanics through research and education. activities. learn more on

SOURCE National Hispanic Health Foundation


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