NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 29th, the National
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 – Reception7:30 PM – Dinner and Awards Ceremony9:30 PM – Dance
WHERE: Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel811 7th Avenue, W 53rd StNew 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 HygieneMitchell H. Katz, M.D. - President and Chief Executive Officer of New York City Health + HospitalsSusana 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 Saavedra - Johns Hopkins University School of NursingAriadna Capasso - New York University, College of Global Public HealthChristina Nuñez - Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Mailman School of Public HealthDennis Dacarett-Galeano - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Juan Caceres - University of Michigan Medical School Julio Ramos - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNoe Cabello - Drexel University College of MedicineOctavio Viramontes - Harvard Medical SchoolOlivia Buonanno - Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, PennsylvaniaVeronica Ortiz - Albert 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 AwardeeLuis Miranda – Founding Partner, MirRam Group, 2016 AwardeeThe Honorable Melissa Mark-Viverito – Speaker of the New York City Council, 2015 AwardeeChelsea Clinton – Vice Chair, The Clinton Foundation, 2013 AwardeeMaria Hinojosa – President, The Futuro Media Group, 2012 AwardeeRobert 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
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SOURCE National Hispanic Health Foundation
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