Latino/a Health Disparities: Beyond the Cultura Answer


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the difference between a cultural competency and a structural competency approach in public health and healthcare
  2. Recognize the importance of structural competency for health disparities reduction in Latino and Latina communities
  3. Explain the Latino presence in the U.S. as driven by institutions and social forces
  4. Appraise structural competency in light of two case studies

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Participant Information

Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

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Presenter 1
Edgar Rivera Colon, Ph.D., Lecturer, Narrative Medicine Program, Columbia University

Presenter 2
Moises Serrano, Student, Sarah Lawrence College, and community activist

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