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Hispanic Health Research Mentoring Program

The National Hispanic Health Foundation's (NHHF) Hispanic Health Research Mentoring Program seeks junior faculty (up to 5 years post doc) as well as senior faculty with patient-centered research experience to the  for 2016-2017 program.   

Junior faculty researcher mentees will be matched with PCOR (patient-centered outcomes research) experienced senior faculty researcher mentors, participating in a year-long program of mentorship and educational activities including: quarterly webinars, online discussion via a dedicated Facebook group and activities at National Hispanic Medical Association’s 21st Annual Conference in Washington, DC: pre-conference training May 3-4, 2017 followed by the conference May 4-7, 2017. This project is supported by the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards.   

The purpose of the program is to increase the skills of researchers who are dedicated to health research among Hispanic populations in order to increase their knowledge and to improve clinical and population health programs that impact Hispanics in the future. This will be the first class of junior faculty to be trained in patient-centered research on Hispanic populations.  

The advisory committee for the program includes:

  • Aida Giacello, PhD, Northwestern University
  • Ruth Zamora, PhD, University of Maryland
  • David Hayes Bautista, PhD
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Greg Talavera, MD, MPH, San Diego State University School of Public Health
  • David Siscovick, MD, PhD, New York Academy of Medicine

To apply, visit:

Applications are due by close of business on Friday, November 18, 2016

For more information contact Andrew Robles Sol, MA, program officer at or at (202) 628-5895. 


Kelsey Bennett