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

sciences at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), and director of the Science Educational Equity (SEE) program, which provides academic support in an effort to redress inequities in access to higher education and careers in the sciences and health professions. Since 1975, Barrena has helped students statewide improve access to health care in underserved communities through her advocacy efforts and through her many leadership positions, including CSUS department chair and chair of the faculty senate.

"I truly believe that our students are the real champions because they're the ones who take the tests and struggle with tremendous obstacles," said Barrena. "We are merely the ones who provide support and try to ensure that they have a safe place where they can develop and realize their potential."

David Hayes-Bautista

David Hayes-Bautista, PhD, is currently a professor of medicine and director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture (CSLAC) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He established CSLAC, which houses his research and provides an important resource for medical students, health care providers, and public health officials working to care for Latino patients. He is also the director of Drew Center, dedicated to increasing the number of minority physicians in clinical and academic careers.

"The peak year for underrepresented minority enrollment in medical schools was 1992 and since then it has dropped off dramatically for Latinos, African-Americans and American Indians," said Hayes-Bautista. "My big message this year is the disappearing, underrepresented minority medical student. Our communities need those providers."

Linda Squires-Grohe

A staunch believer in the power of community college education, Dean Linda Squires-Grohe has led efforts to create, develop and expand 24 health-occupation programs that graduate more than 430 students per year, th
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