Latino Health Students And Leaders To Be Honored In NYC

Latino Health Students And Leaders To Be Honored In NYC

National Hispanic Health Foundation Hosts its 15th Annual Health Professional Student Scholarship Gala


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NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — On Thursday, November 29th, the National Hispanic Health Foundation will honor outstanding health professional students as well as award key leaders, who have made outstanding contributions towards improving the health of Hispanic communities.

EVENT DETAILS

WHAT: The Gala ceremony will award scholarships to health professional students from the Eastern United States for their exceptional academic performance, leadership, and commitment to caring for Hispanics. The Gala will also honor Hispanic Health Leaders whose achievements showcase their dedication to improving the health of Hispanic communities.

WHEN: Thursday, November 29th, 2018
6:30 PM – Reception
7:30 PM – Dinner and Awards Ceremony
9:30 PM – Dance

WHERE:
Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel
811 7th Avenue, W 53rd St
New York, NY 10019

2018 HISPANIC HEALTH LEADERHSIP AWARDEES:
Oxiris Barbot,  M.D. The Acting Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Mitchell H. Katz, M.D. President and Chief Executive Officer of New York City Health + Hospitals
Susana Morales, M.D. Vice Chair for Diversity for the Department of Medicine at Weill-Cornell.
Carlos F. Orta
 Carnival Corporation Vice President of Corporate Affairs

2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:
Ana SaavedraJohns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Ariadna CapassoNew York University, College of Global Public Health
Christina NuñezColumbia University College of Dental Medicine and Mailman School of Public Health
Dennis Dacarett-Galeano – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Juan CaceresUniversity of Michigan Medical School                                                              
Julio Ramos – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Noe CabelloDrexel University College of Medicine
Octavio ViramontesHarvard Medical School
Olivia BuonannoWilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, Pennsylvania
Veronica OrtizAlbert Einstein College of Medicine   

PAST NEW YORK GALA AWARDEES INCLUDE:

Herminia Palacio, MD, MPH – Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, New York City, 2017 Awardee
Luis MirandaFounding Partner, MirRam Group, 2016 Awardee
The Honorable Melissa Mark-Viverito Speaker of the New York City Council, 2015 Awardee
Chelsea Clinton – Vice Chair, The Clinton Foundation, 2013 Awardee
Maria Hinojosa – President, The Futuro Media Group, 2012 Awardee
Robert I. Grossman, MD Dean, New York University School of Medicine, 2008 Awardee

2018 KEY GALA SPONSORS:

United Health Foundation, Alta Med Health Services Inc., DaVita Inc., Novo Nordisk Inc., & Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Institute of Technology, Latino Commission on Aids, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Greater New York Hospital Association/GNYHA Venture, RWJF Special Contributions Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, Northwell Health, The Healthcare Association of New York State, & the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Media Partners: UNIVISION, Impacto Latino, & Latino Leaders Magazine

 

SOURCE National Hispanic Health Foundation

Latino Health Students And Leaders To Be Honored In NYC