Thursday, January 18, 2018

Recent Articles

Eliani Uc: Turning Challenges into Opportunities for Better Health

“You’re never done, no matter how old you are. There’s always more you can do.” Eliani Uc, inspired by these words from her mother, has...

Elidia Tafoya: Researching Solutions to Latino Health Issues

For Elidia Tafoya, calavera—the Spanish word for “skull”—has a positive connotation. It reminds her that opportunities in life are abundant. Tafoya is certainly taking advantage of...

Maria Rincon: From a Single Book, to a Library of Skills...

When Maria Rincon moved with her family from Venezuela to the U.S., she owned one book. When Rincon started school here, many expected nothing from...

Erica Chavez Santos: Targeting Inequities among Rural Latinos

Erica Chavez Santos grew up in the small rural town of Pateros, Wash., the daughter of diligent farmworkers from Mexico. She saw the many health...

Oriana Perez: Providing Support to Help Latino Children and Families

Oriana Perez strives to make others feel welcome and supported. Perez, who grew up along the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas,...

UT Health San Antonio Adopts More Comprehensive Tobacco-Free Policy

UT Health San Antonio officials recently approved a revised tobacco-free policy that comprehensively defines tobacco-free areas on campus, expands who the policy applies to,...