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Health Professions in the News: USC Researchers Launch Pilot Program To Help Latinos Recognize Mental Illness, Seek Treatment

California Healthline (September 3, 2015)

University of Southern California researchers launched a pilot program in east San Fernando Valley to raise awareness among Latinos about how to recognize serious mental illness. The program, called La CLAVE, aims to reduce the time it takes for individuals with psychosis to seek and find treatment...

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Health Professions in the News: California’s Pressing Need for Latino and Black Nurses

KQED (November 5, 2015)

Samuel Merritt’s chief diversity officer, Shirley Strong, hopes to address prospective students. The Oakland-based university is one of the three biggest programs for registered nursing students in California and is committed to reducing health disparities by recruiting more students of color. Read...

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Health Professions in the News: PRIMEd for Health: California Medical Schools Focus on Underserved Communities

California Health Care Foundation (June 6, 2019)

Growing up poor near the Mexican border gave Karla Garcia, MD, MPH, insight into the daily struggles faced by Latinos with low incomes. After her medical training, Garcia returned to the community where she grew up to practice family medicine at San Ysidro Health, which serves San Diego County through...

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