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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Colorado Faculty Recognized by APHA’s Latino Caucus for Public Health

Ms. Charlene Barrientos Ortiz, project manager and professional research assistant in ColoradoSPH’s community and behavioral health department, received the 2016 Henry Montes President’s Service Award from the APHA’s Latino Caucus for Public Health (LCPH) for her work as an active research community liaison for Colorado’s urban Latino community as well as director for the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s (CCTSI) community immersion training programs for researchers. She is also a founding board member of the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), and volunteers with many other local boards advocating for Latino health. Ms. Barrientos Ortiz received the award for her commitment to using her professional skillset and passion to address health disparities and improve health equity.

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