While the health care debate rages across a deeply divided nation, the rationing of care is becoming a distinct reality whether Obamacare or Trumpcare prevail, politically. That’s because in a little more than a decade, America is facing a shortage of more than 100,000 doctors by 2030, according to a study released this year by the Association
Former teacher, university administrator and author Pat Mora has written more than 35 award-winning children’s books. Her works’ honors include the Latino Literacy Hall of Fame; the Tejas Star Reading List; the ALA Notable Children’s Books; the International Latino Book Award, Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book; and the Pura Belpré Author Honor Book. Beyond her writings, Mora is also the founder of Children’s Day, Book Day/El día de los niños, El día de los libros (Día), which encourages children’s literacy. And so for this month’s School Library it is our pleasure to feature the works of Pat Mora.
The University of Houston recently welcomed Dr. Antonio D. Tillis as the new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and M. D. Anderson Professor in Hispanic Studies. Dr. Tillis gave the following exclusive interview to Hispanic Outlook about his life, his career and his future plans at The University of Houston:
When teens have troubling thoughts or are prompted by a peer’s concerning behavior or news story to educate themselves on mental health, they often turn to internet search engine links—many hosted by unreliable sources.
Attending the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) conference in the spring of 2016 in Costa Mesa, California, transformed my worldview of the academic community entirely. I was ready to pursue AAHHE as a conventional conference; however...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The next big idea to help people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, depression or many other conditions could be bubbling up right now in a University of Michigan (U-M) research lab.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A research team at Drexel University in Philadelphia has been awarded a $12 million grant by a British foundation to examine the effects of urban life on the health of Latin Americans.
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- In its new report on the most in-demand jobs, job search portal CareerCast found that many of the professions with the brightest outlook are in the health care field. Topping the list of most in-demand jobs are Home Health Aide, Physical Therapist, Emergency Medical Technician and Nurse Practitioner, along with Occupational Therapist, Physician Assistant,
IRVING, Texas -- Job reports often project future in-demand jobs, but those demands may go unanswered if these careers do not align with the interests of young people—the individuals who will fill the jobs of tomorrow. Exploring, a co-ed career-development program created by the Boy Scouts of America, released the findings of its Career Interest Survey that sheds light on what today’s young people actually want to be when they grow up.
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA -- An example of how the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is continuing to work to promote Hispanic nursing careers is through their new partnership with HealthyHispanicLiving.com (HHL). They recognize that in today’s health care job market less than five percent of nurses identify as “Hispanic.”
Sometimes observers forget that one of the major reasons Hispanics pursue education is to improve their economic opportunities. In that they are virtually identical to all immigrants and all native born persons. Parents have long been strong supporters of encouraging as much education as possible for their children.