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Understanding Latina/o Health Patterns: Empirical and Theoretical Considerations–EVENT CANCELLED
March 4, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
**This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather**
Dr. Edna Viruell-Fuentes is Associate Professor of Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her scholarship focuses on the health and well-being of Latinos and other immigrants in the United States by highlighting the health impacts of:
1. racialization processes and discrimination;
2.transnational processes and practices; and
3. structural contexts, such as neighborhoods and immigration policies.
Dr. Viruell-Fuentes uses an interdisciplinary approach and both quantitative and quantitative methodologies to study immigrant population health.