Currently selected filters
- Health Sciences
Multilingual mental health therapists Estrellita Moronta and Jessica Toucinho are dedicated to changing attitudes in the Latinx and Portuguese communities around mental health.
The daily stress of being marginalized can have powerful impacts on physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
“I connected with Upward Bound through my high school guidance counselor. For me, that program was essential in my growth as a young professional.”
Nour Abaherah's family came from Palestine for a better life. Now she will work to better the lives of others through health care.
Nicole McKay works behind the scenes to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the Rhode Island community.
RIC Alumna Dr. Carla Moreira is a surgeon at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and she is leading research on eliminating health disparities among marginalized groups.
“I am very fortunate for my time at RIC. It definitely helped mold me into the person I am today.”
CEHC emphasizes culturally and linguistically appropriate care, focusing on prevention and health maintenance.
Systemic racism has been at the root of COVID-19 racial disparities, say experts.
Information is power, particularly in a time of pandemic. People make decisions based on the information they're given and that information can either promote their health or be potentially harmful.