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Rosemary Nabaweesi
Posted On December 18, 2020 11:30 pm
Senior Director for Research and Evaluation, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences FOCUS Dr. Nabaweesi, a Ugandan physician, conducts childhood injuries and infant mortality disparities research. Her research began 10 years ago when she noticed Black children presenting to the ER following traumatic injuries were more likely to experience… View Article
Brian Etheridge
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:18 pm
Physician/Pediatrician Hidalgo Medical Services FOCUS Brian Etheridge, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician at Hidalgo Medical Services, a federally qualified health care center in Silver City, N.M. Growing up poor in southern New Mexico, he developed an understanding of how socioeconomics and poorly designed systems impact people’s access to resources, health outcomes, and potential. Dr. Etheridge… View Article
Jenny Espinoza-Marcus
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:17 pm
Chief of Educational Partnerships Program California Correctional Health Care Services FOCUS Dr. Jenny Espinoza-Marcus serves as chief of the Educational Partnerships Program for the state of California’s prison health care system, California Correctional Health Care Services. Her areas of focus are vulnerable populations, education, community engagement, and criminal justice health. She has advocated and provided… View Article
Oscar Paul Medina
Posted On March 3, 2020 9:59 pm
CEO & Founder Conscious Cultura FOCUS Imagine Mia, a senior at Calexico High School. Her parents are immigrants from Mexico, her father is imprisoned, and her mother suffers from depression. Mia is raising her two younger siblings, while holding a part-time job and applying to college. During COVID-19, she lost an uncle to the virus… View Article
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