Prisma Health Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital Administrative Board Room

701 Grove Road

Greenville, SC 29605

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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Please join the Diversity and Inclusion Office in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Guest speaker, Arelis Moore de Peralta, MD, PhD, MPH, Med, Assistant Professor of Community Health, Department of Languages, Clemson University, will present on the Intersection of Latino History, Culture and Health. Lunch will be provided with registration.

Arelis Moore de Peralta, MD, PhD, MPH, Med

Arelis Moore de Peralta (MD, MEd, MPH, Dominican Republic; PhD, Clemson) is a medical epidemiologist and social scientist with experience in health disparities research in the US, and Latin America. A Tenure Track assistant professor of community health, with an inter-disciplinary appointment in the Department of Languages at Clemson University. Dr. Moore current research includes Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) and partnerships to build healthier communities. Dr. Moore de Peralta has published on behavioral health and CBPR in peer-review journals including Hispanic Health Care International, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, GHS Proceedings, and more. Dr. Moore received the Vera Paster Award in October 2009, in recognition of her work with Latino immigrants, the Kimbrough-Melton Parents Award in April 2010, the Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award from the CU/CBSHS in 2015, and Bradley Mentoring Award on Creative Inquiry in 2018. Dr. Moore was a faculty member in the School of Medicine at the Ibero-American University (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo. She coordinated disease preventative and control programs in the Dominican Republic Ministry of Public Health for 18 years, and consulted for the Panamerican Health Organization (PAHO), USAID, and the CDC.

Friday, Oct. 25 ~ 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Greenville Memorial Hospital, Administrative Board Room

701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC

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