New Health Disparities Course Offered Through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Students from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine started 2017 school-year with the Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine: Health Care Disparities course. This course discusses issues on health disparites in Baltimore providing sources to understand and improve health and health care. The course directed by Dr. Rachel Thornton, was facilitated, by different various experts in health disparities. Centro SOL co-directors have also been part of this course. Read the story below. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Class of 2021 started their first year with the Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine: Health Care Disparities course. This course is designed to provide students with a … Continue reading

Monica Guerrero Vazquez, Centro SOL – awarded Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Media contacts: Dori Henry Bloomberg American Health Initiative (410) 614-2564; Dhenry21@jhu.edu Stephanie Desmon (410) 955-7619; sdesmon1@jhu.edu BLOOMBERG FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED TO EIGHT STUDENTS FROM ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE COUNTRY The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health today announced its inaugural class of fellows. These eight students will receive full scholarships to earn a master of public health degree from the Bloomberg School and have committed to returning to their communities to apply their new knowledge and skills to address some of the nation’s toughest public health challenges. The Bloomberg Fellows program represents an innovative way … Continue reading

Meet our team – Kitty Quintanilla is going to med school!!

Our research coordinator, Kitty Quintanilla, has been accepted into medical school. She has been one of the Centro SOL research coordinators since 2016. Kitty will start school in summer 2017! Join us to congratulate Kitty on her way to her new adventure! Felicidades Kitty! 1. Tell me your full name Kassandra Pamela Quintanilla 2. Something about your family (where they are from) that you want to share My family is from El Salvador and they came here to escape the Salvadoran Civil War in the 1980s. Neither of them have much education, but they worked very very hard to take care … Continue reading

Latinos en América después de las elecciones – Foro

As part of the Forum about Race presented by Johns Hopkins University, on November 30, 2016, professionals serving Latinos in Baltimore came together to discuss what it looks the present the the future after the election. The original version in English of this article can be accessed at http://hub.jhu.edu/2016/12/01/latinos-in-america-post-election/. La versión en español se encuentra debajo de la imagen.   Panelistas exploran la identidad Latina, y sus retos en los Estados Unidos después de la elección Por Katie Pearce —– ¿Cómo se sienten los Latinos después de la elección? Un panel de profesionales que sirven a la población Latina se reunieron … Continue reading

New team member – Luke Silverman-Lloyd

Este otoño se acaba de unir al equipo Luke, original de Los Angeles, comprometido en trabajar y apoyar a la comunidad Latina en Baltimore y aspirante a convertirse en médico. This fall we have a new member at Centro SOL, Luke, from Los Angeles, committed to work and support the Latino community in Baltimore, and future doctor. Hi – my name is Luke Silverman-Lloyd and I am very excited to join the wonderful team here at Centro SOL! I am from Los Angeles originally but went to school at Washington University in St. Louis, where I graduated this past May … Continue reading

New team member – Kassandra Quintanilla

Este verano se unió al equipo de Centro SOL, Kassandra Quintanilla, esta joven Latina original de Maryland se graduó en Biología en la Universidad de Johns Hopkins y ahora está preparando su acceso a la escuela de medicina. This past summer, we received a new team member, Kassandra Quintanilla, this young Latina original from Maryland, graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, and now she is preparing her path to medicine. Hi! My name is Kassandra Quintanilla, but I like to be called Kitty. I’m 22 years old, and my family is Salvadoran.  I’m here … Continue reading

Hispanic Heritage Month 2015 – Gallery

Photos: How did you celebrated the Hispanic Heritage Month? How do you celebrate the Hispanic Heritage? We had a wonderful Hispanic Heritage Month! This is a summary, there are a lot of people involved in this events, to all of them , and the community: THANK YOU! Johns Hopkins Bayview celebrations Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Health of Latinos in Baltimore Seminar at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ft. Dr. Kathleen Page, MD, Centro SOL co-Director, and George Escobar, CASA de Maryland   Johns Hopkins students celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – Liver Rounds Physical activity to celebrate Hispanic cultures … Continue reading

Liver Round Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration – LMSA – 10/2

The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) at Johns Hopkins University, among all their activities make some time for celebrations. In partnership with Centro SOL and the Latino Alliance, a celebration for the Hispanic Heritage Month will be hosted at Johns Hopkins Armstrong Medical Education building. This event is almost a-must this time of the year when faculty, students and staff latinos and/or working with Latinos in Baltimore get together to share experiences and a good time.