Dr. Estelamari Rodriguez Honored as GRACE Patient Educator of the Year

In recognition of her work breaking down language barriers around the world by creating Spanish-language educational content about lung cancer for patients and caregivers, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Dr. Estelamari Rodriguez has been honored as GRACE Patient Educator of the Year.

From undocumented immigrant to medical student

Mauricio Soto arrived in the United States when he was 6 years old. Because he learned English quickly, he became his family’s translator. Years later, due to an expired visa, Soto’s status as an undocumented immigrant, prevented him from becoming a doctor serving the Hispanic community in South Georgia until a generous benefactor opened the door.

American Heart Association’s ASA adopts Spanish-language R.A.P.I.D.O. acronym for stroke awareness created by UTHealth Houston

R.Á.P.I.D.O., a culturally relevant acronym created under the leadership of Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to raise awareness of stroke signs in the Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino community and save lives, has been adopted by the American Stroke Association (ASA), the organization announced today.

Delve into the World of “Beauty Queens” with a Spanish Course at Chula, Complete with Language, Facts, and Fun

Chula’s Faculty of Arts invites Spanish language and culture aficionados for practical use in daily life with the first course in Thailand, “Spanish with Beauty Queens” which will take students into the world of women and beauty culture, as well as all facets of the world political economy on a beauty pageant stage by an experienced lecturer.