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In this conversation with Dr. Kori Flower, she discusses her educational history and work at various clinics, and how these experiences have shaped her understanding of the Latino migration trends. She explains how her interactions with patients and their families help her comprehend their lifestyles and thus help her in terms of providing health…
Angela Salamanca is a Colombian woman who has spent over twenty years in the United States. She lives with her two daughters in the Raleigh, NC area. In the course of the interview she discusses topics regarding medicine in Colombia and the United States such as being without insurance and the problems that she faces with the healthcare system. She…
Yareli Tadeo is a 25-year-old woman, originally from Veracruz, Mexico. She has lived in the United States for thirteen years. First, general questions pertaining to motherhood were asked as many young women share her experiences. The bulk of the interview with her consisted of questions inquiring about her experience navigating the healthcare…
Claudia Rojas is the program director for the Center for Latin American Health, or CELAH, at the University of North Carolina. In her position Claudia coordinates the many operations of CELAH. Her team goes to specific clinics to help Spanish-speaking clients navigate the healthcare system. This may include following up to make sure that clients…
Kadiatu Hodges shares her perspective on immigrant access to health care in the United States and the political and social barriers that lead to health consequences of Latino immigrants. Having lived in several different nations of the world, including parts of West Africa and Mexico, she has experienced a range of healthcare systems and can…
Philip Ramirez, a first-year medical student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), shares the range of personal and professional experiences that fostered his interests in the health disparities that many Latinos face. As president of UNC’s chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), Ramirez discusses one of the…
An undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jaslina Paintal completed a summer internship and a spring break internship with Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF). Through the Farmworker Health Program she worked extensively with migrant farmworkers from forty different camps across North Carolina. Due to her work…
Reverend Robert Seymour sat on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospital Board of Directors from 1980-1984 and after that was an active lobbyist for improving healthcare accessibility in the Chapel Hill, North Carolina Community. The Reverend is noted for his knowledge of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospital…
The interview is part of an investigation on Latino immigrant access to health care services. It was organized around a few major themes: the structure of the non-governmental organization El Pueblo, Inc., Latino immigrant access to health care services and health information in North Carolina, and the value of education and prevention work in…
The interview is part of an investigation of the complex interplay between Latino immigrant access to Orange County, N.C.’s healthcare services and their use of traditional medicine. Vicente offers a unique perspective on why immigrants use natural or traditional medicine. His store, El Mundo Natural, provided an accessible and affordable…
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