National Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Fatima Rodriguez

Cardiometabolic Health Congress faculty member, Fátima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, has committed much of her clinical and research efforts to reducing health disparities in Hispanic-American communities. Cardiometabolic conditions – specifically obesity, diabetes and heart disease – disproportionately affect the 60 million people in the U.S. with Hispanic heritage. Cultural customs like diet and lifestyle can be […]

Hispanic Heritage Month: The State of Hispanic Cardiometabolic Health 

An annual celebration of the vast historic and cultural achievements of Hispanic/Latino Americans, Hispanic Heritage Month begins each year on September 15th and ends on October 15th. During this time organizations in the medical industry aim to highlight the health concerns disproportionately affecting this demographic— which makes up nearly 20% of the overall U.S. population —while […]

Hispanic Heritage Month: Persisting Food Deserts in Latino Communities

Observed between September 15th and October 15th every year, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the vast historic and cultural contributions of Hispanic/Latinos in the United States. During this time, healthcare organizations spotlight some of the many medical conditions disproportionately affecting this community and emphasize the urgency of mitigating pervasive racial health disparities which contribute to poorer outcomes […]


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