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Webinar: What’s in It for You? The Importance of Latino Representation in Research Studies

October 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

According to the National Institutes of Health, Hispanic/Latino communities are under-represented in federally funded clinical/cohort research studies. During Hispanic Heritage Month, the HHS Office of Minority Health is focusing its efforts on creating awareness of the importance of Hispanic/Latino community participation in research studies as a way to improve the health of this population. Join them on this webinar for an overview on Hispanic/Latino participation in research studies. REGISTER.


  • Provide an overview of the importance of minority populations participation in research studies
  • Identify factors that impede Latinos from enrolling in research studies
  • Highlight programs and share resources that may help Latino communities be more involved in research


  • Dr. Matthew Lin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, Director, Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Gregory A. Talavera, MD, MPH, NIH’s SOL Study Investigator, Professor, School of Public Health, San Diego State University
  • Cariny Nuñez, Senior Public Health Advisor, Food and Drug Administration, Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Maria Lopez-Class, PhD, MPH, Health Disparities Scientist/All of Us Program Officer
  • Edgar Gil Rico, Senior Director for Innovation and Program Development, National Alliance for Hispanic Health


October 15, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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