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NIMHD Seminar Looks at Language Barriers and Health Care Disparities

Dr. Alicia Fernandez
Dr. Alicia Fernandez

For Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series will feature Dr. Alicia Fernandez, professor of clinical medicine, University of California, San Francisco, on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. ET. Her virtual talk will be, “How Language Barriers Contribute to Health Care Disparities.” 

Visit to learn more about seminars sponsored by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. 

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