Maiya Garrett-Peters '21
"There has to be support from the government for this kind of training to produce more mental health professionals who want to go back and serve the Latino/Hispanic community, but, also, there has to be the will, interest, and commitment from the academic institutions to do the same."
"The Hispanic/Latino population in the United States is growing quickly and experiencing significant disparities in access to care and health outcomes. Assessing community perceptions and utilization of health care resources in order to improve health equity among Hispanics/Latinos at both the county and state levels is critical."
Selena Nishihata '23