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UH Summit Focuses on Latino Health Issues

Health professionals are meeting Friday (2/27/15) at the University of Houston for the second Latino Health Summit. The day-long conference brings together educators and health professionals to discuss and strategize on addressing the key health issues affecting Greater Houston’s Latino population – from obesity, to cancer, to encouraging more Latinos to go into health careers. […]

Health professionals are meeting Friday (2/27/15) at the University of Houston for the second Latino Health Summit. The day-long conference brings together educators and health professionals to discuss and
strategize on addressing the key health issues affecting Greater Houston's Latino population – from obesity, to cancer, to encouraging more Latinos to go into health careers.

Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty talks with Dr. Norma Olvera, Director of the Latino Health Disparities Lab at the University of Houston, about the conference and why the health of Greater Houston’s Hispanic population is important to all of us.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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