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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

UIC: Student Earns Award for Breast Cancer Research

Ms. Kryztal Peña, a senior in the Bachelor of Arts in Public Health program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health, won first place at the Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) Latino Health Symposium for her oral presentation entitled “How Does the Social Environment Affect Cultural Misconceptions about Breast Cancer Among Latinas?”. Ms. Peña also received an Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation Award at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Diversity in STEM Conference.

[Photo: Ms. Kryztal Peña]