Latino Caucus

The Latino Caucus for Public Health (Est. 1973) represents the unique perspectives and special public health problems common to Spanish-speaking individuals in the United States.

Vision

Latino Caucus for Public Health envisions itself and its members as playing pivotal role in research, policy, and advocacy for health issues that impact Latinos throughout the Americas in order to influence social reform.

Mission

The Latino Caucus for Public Health's mission is to represent and advocate for the health interests of the Latino community, both within and outside the American Public Health Association, while providing leadership opportunities for students and young professional to engage in research, policy, and advocacy efforts.

The Latino Caucus for Public Health plays a pivotal role in policy and health issues that impact Latinos throughout the Americas.

Latino Caucus for Public Health

President, Governing Councilor, and Caucus Collaborative Representative: Cynthia Lebron PhD, MPH

Vice President: Barbara Baquero, PhD, MPH

Immediate Past President: Jose Pietro Aparicio, MD

Treasurer: Samantha Rivera Joseph, MPH, PhD(c)

Secretary: Vanessa Lopez, MAS

Scientific Committee Chair: Gerardo Lazaro, PhD, CHI

Membership Committee Interim Chair: Danielle Montoya, MPH

Young Professional Committee Co-Chair: Andrea Jacobo, MPH

Young Professional Committee Co-Chair: Andrea Medeiros, MPH

Communication Committee Chair: Juviza Rodriguez, M.S.

Development Committee Chair: Jessica Zamora, MPH

Advocacy and Policy Committee Chair: Danielle Montoya, MPH

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