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Rita Carreón

Rita Carreón is the Deputy Vice President for Health at UnidosUS. As a national civil rights and advocacy organization, UnidosUS envisions an America where economic, political and social advancement is a reality for all Latinos, where all Hispanics thrive, and where our community’s contributions are recognized.  Ms. Carreón oversees the…

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Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Daisy Auger-Dominguez is changing the way companies work for everyone.  A top human capital executive, inclusive leadership expert and organizational strategist, Daisy transforms the leading companies of our times by showing them how to shift their mindsets and operations with a lens on inclusive leadership.  With two decades’ experience leading…

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Heind Smith

Heind Smith, “Heidi” as most colleagues know her, is currently the US VP and Head of the Center of Operations Research and Excellence (US CORE) in US Oncology Medical at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.  Heidi has over 20 years of industry experience including roles in the hospital, CRO and pharmaceutical environments. …

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Sinsi Hernandez-Cancio

Sinsi Hernández-Cancio is the Director of Health Equity at Families USA, where she leads efforts to advance health equity and reduce disparities in health outcomes and health care access and quality. In this role, she has focused on building a movement and advancing policies that leverage health care and delivery…

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Suzette Figueroa Diaz

Suzette Figueroa Diaz is currently Director, Insulin Access and Affordability, US Diabetes, for Eli Lilly and Company.  She oversees initiatives that support patient access to insulin in the United States.  In her 10 years with Eli Lilly and Company, she has held several roles within Lilly Diabetes, working with Healthcare…

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Brandon Garrett

Before joining the National Minority Quality Forum as Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff to the CEO, E. Brandon Garrett served as a Managing Director at Paladin Healthcare Capital, where he completed hospital and healthcare acquisitions across the United States.  He also served as Chief of Staff to Congresswoman…

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Dr. Teri Heiland

Dr. Teri Heiland is the Sr. Vice President of Research and Development at Immunomic Therapeutics and cofounder of the Company. She has over 20 years of senior industry leadership experience. Her primary focus and expertise is in DNA vaccine design, optimization and development. In addition to her work to develop,…

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Carlos L. Rodríguez Ramos

Mr. Carlos L. Rodríguez Ramos serves as Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Triple-S Management Corp. (TSM) a publicly traded company and independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with presence in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. Rodríguez is also member of the…

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Manuel J. Diaz-Ramirez

Since December 2018, Manuel is the interim Director of Community Health Action at La Clinica Del Pueblo, Inc. in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. From June 2007 to November 2018, Manuel served as the LGBTQ Health Program Manager at La Clínica del Pueblo, Inc. overseeing HIV prevention programs and strategies…

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CHCI AND USC PRICE PARTNER TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO LATINX LEADERS IN PUBLIC POLICY FIELD

Washington D.C. – February 26, 2019. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy (USC Price) have partnered to award scholarships to emerging Latinx leaders pursuing master’s degrees at USC Price. This unique opportunity provides CHCI alumni access to education…

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