Navigation Links
Higher Education Leaders Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award
Date:6/3/2008

Juanita Barrena, David Hayes-Bautista and Linda Squires-Grohe Awarded

$25,000 Each for Leadership in Increasing Diversity in the Health

Professions

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three extraordinary higher education leaders will be honored as the 2008 Champions of Health Professions Diversity by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF). Juanita Barrena has played a pivotal role in promoting diversity in the health professions in California since becoming a faculty member at Sacramento State University in 1975. David Hayes-Bautista is an internationally recognized researcher on the culture and health of Latinos, and is a teacher and mentor at the University of California, Los Angeles. As dean of health at the City College of San Francisco, Linda Squires-Grohe has led important efforts to establish and expand health-occupation programs that graduate hundreds of students each year, the majority of whom are from underrepresented minority communities.

On June 9, 2008, TCWF will honor these three leaders at its sixth annual "Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award" ceremony in San Francisco. In recognition of their efforts to reduce entry barriers and to ensure the success of underrepresented minorities in the health workforce, the honorees will each receive a cash award of $25,000.

"These three leaders have proactively addressed barriers to entering higher education and training programs and developed support systems that have ensured the success of thousands of students who are now delivering culturally competent, language-proficient health care," said Gary L. Yates, TCWF president and CEO. "However, given the changing demographics of our state and the current shortage of health workers, we must encourage and support young people in California to consider pursuing jobs or careers in health fields."

Juanita Barrena

Juanita Barrena, PhD, is currently a professor of biological
'/>"/>

SOURCE The California Wellness Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Survivors of childhood Hodgkins lymphoma at higher risk of future health problems
2. Smokers with advanced colon cancer may face higher odds of disease recurrence
3. Increased screening may better predict those at higher risk for heart disease, researchers report
4. First-born babies higher asthma and allergy rates due to pregnancy conditions
5. Firefighters May Face Higher Risk of Bladder Cancer
6. Congressional Passage of Pool and Spa Safety Legislation Increases Need for Higher Education
7. Adopted Children at Slightly Higher Mental Health Risk
8. SDSU Study Reveals Eating at Friends and Familys Puts Kids at Higher Risk for Obesity
9. Young children hospitalized for flu associated with higher costs and higher risk illness
10. New CMS Medicare Rule Undercuts Ability of SNFs to Care for Higher Acuity Patients, as Intended by Law
11. Young Children Hospitalized for Flu Associated With Higher Costs and Higher Risk Illness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... shocking rates of suicide are highest in areas with ... smallholdings less than one hectare and trying ... that are highly susceptible to global price fluctuations. , ... that point to a crisis in key areas of ... economy during the 90s. Researchers say that policy intervention ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... TORONTO, April 17, 2014 Giving patients adrenaline after they ... not increase their prospects of surviving long-term, according to ... vast number of patients who have a cardiac arrest ... treating cardiac arrest for decades," said Dr. Steve Lin, ... Michael,s. "Yet, despite advances in medical treatment, long-term survival ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... lost its status as the leading weapon against the ... life, with new research indicating it simply needs to ... use of the cheap anti-malarial drug chloroquine in treating ... of more than half a million people each year ... has developed resistance to chloroquine, but research carried out ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... marvel of the embryo. It begins as a glob of ... to become the cells of our lungs, muscles, nerves and ... in a feat of reverse tissue engineering, Stanford University researchers ... embryonic cells to proliferate and transform into all of the ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... 16, 2014): Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) announced ... of CDX-1401 in solid tumors, including long-term patient follow-up, ... (Vol 6 Issue 232). The data demonstrate robust antibody ... in patients with very advanced cancers and suggest that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New evidence of suicide epidemic among India's 'marginalized' farmers 2Health News:New evidence of suicide epidemic among India's 'marginalized' farmers 3Health News:Adrenaline does little to increase patient's survival after cardiac arrest 2Health News:Scientists find new way to fight malaria drug resistance 2Health News:Stanford scientists develop 'playbook' for reverse engineering tissue 2Health News:Stanford scientists develop 'playbook' for reverse engineering tissue 3Health News:Celldex's Phase 1 study of CDX-1401 published in Science Translational Medicine 2Health News:Celldex's Phase 1 study of CDX-1401 published in Science Translational Medicine 3Health News:Celldex's Phase 1 study of CDX-1401 published in Science Translational Medicine 4
... accelerate the entry of outstanding junior investigators into ... graduate research degree or clinical residency has announced ... Director,s Early Independence Awards (EIA) is part of ... workforce, particularly through the support of investigators early ...
... , THURSDAY, Sept. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Picky eating ... a much more serious problem that can affect a child,s ... to differentiate between the two, advises Peter Girolami, clinical director ... Institute in Baltimore. A picky eater may reject certain ...
... America (GSA) and New America Media (NAM) have ... Fellows Program , now in its second year. They represent a ... Jones and from Univision Arizona to Korea Daily Atlanta. The ... scheduled for November 18 to 22 in Boston and tap ...
... September 29, 2011, Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic has received a ... Leonard Krieger Chair in Preventive Cardiology. ... hold the chair. Dr. Hazen,s research spans a broad ... the development of cardiovascular disease to identifying non-invasive testing ...
... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Sept. 29 (HealthDay ... particularly the least educated, poorest, youngest and uninsured, a new ... education, more than 28 percent smoke, similar to people with ... the federal poverty level and 24 percent of adults aged ...
... Ph.D., editor of the Journal of the American Chemical ... Barton, Ph.D. and Rakesh Agrawal, Ph.D., are among 12 ... the nation,s highest honors in science and innovation. ... by a passion for innovation, fearlessness even as they explore ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NIH program allows junior investigators to bypass traditional post-doc training 2Health News:Does Your Picky Eater Have a 'Feeding Disorder'? 2Health News:Journalism fellows promise in-depth portrayal of aging in a diverse America 2Health News:Journalism fellows promise in-depth portrayal of aging in a diverse America 3Health News:Journalism fellows promise in-depth portrayal of aging in a diverse America 4Health News:1 in 5 American Workers Still Smokes: CDC 2Health News:1 in 5 American Workers Still Smokes: CDC 3Health News:White House honors editor of American Chemical Society journal and 2 ACS members 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  A novel wearable injector slightly larger ... painless for patients to self-inject prescription drugs in the large ... cancer, blood diseases, autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic disorders.  ... to $220B by 2018, according to analysts.   Many of these ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014  Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today ... quarter of 2013 on Monday, February 3, 2014. A press ... close of trading. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ) ... the operating highlights and financial results for the fourth quarter ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Brandeis Medical Center, led by Dr. Emmanuel Brandeis , offers ... tattoo removal experience with the advanced Astanza Duality laser and a ... cosmetic services with cutting edge medical technology and offering expert medical ... has seen a dramatic increase in the presence of tattoo ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 3Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2
... May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) ... make a presentation regarding the business strategy of the Company at the Noble ... 1:00 p.m. EDT .  The conference will be held at the Hard Rock ... , , ...
... Inteplast Group,s Integrated Bagging Systems (IBS) Unit is ... packaging division from Uniflex Holdings, part of S. Walter Packaging ... and other medical packaging, and is a valued addition to ... name, sales and customer base into the Inteplast fold. , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Transgenomic to Present at the Noble Financial Sixth Annual Equity Conference - ONTRACK 2010 2Inteplast Acquires Medical Packaging Division 2
... Handbook on Injectable Drugs is a ... it quick and easy to check ... you enter the selected drugs, clear ... so you can quickly take clinical ...
Providing patients and their advocates with a variety of information services and educational materials on clinical research....
... DrDrugs®: Drug Guide for ... over 760 Integrated Calculators ... comprehensive, up-to-date and practical ... in drug dosing calculation ...
Clinician's Pocket Drug Reference 2005 includes key elements of commonly used medications that are essential information for both the student and practicing physician....
Medicine Products: