T-SCORE 2017 Summer Institute Kansas City Week 1 and Wichita Teachers Week 2

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T-SCORE 2017 Summer Institute Kansas City Week 1 and Wichita Teachers Week 2

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There are many teachers enjoying their summer break as much as their students but this group of teachers are taking time off their break to better their students’ education. Starting on May 30th, T-SCORE welcomed teachers from USD 500 in Kansas City, KS and teachers from the USD 259 in the Wichita area. During the first week, the teachers experienced many real life scenarios and learning activities to broaden their understanding on how to create … Continue reading

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T-SCORE 2017 Summer Institute: Semana 1 – Maestros de Kansas City, Semana 2- Maestros de Wichita

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  A partir del 30 de Mayo, T-SCORE dio la bienvenida a los maestros del distrito 500 en Kansas City, KS y maestros del distrito 259 localizado en Wichita,KS. Durante la primera semana, los maestros experimentaron muchos escenarios de la vida real y actividades de aprendizaje para ampliar su comprensión sobrecómo crear una unidad eficaz de aprendizaje basado en problemas (PBL). PBL es una enseñanza centrada en el estudiante donde losestudiantes aprenden a través de experienciasy … Continue reading

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Tercera reunión del consejo de Latino Kick Buts

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Esta semana se están llevando a cabo las terceras reuniones del consejo de Latino Kick Buts. Este consejo está compuesto por un grupo de diferentes paises de habla hispana, que son profesionales de distintas especialidades a los que les une el trabajo en la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos. Los componentes son: Lilia castillo (México): Enlace comunitario en la industria radiofónica Lucía Jones (Uruguay): Enfermera y coordinadora de Enroll Wyandotte Oscar Monterroso (Costa Rica): Producción … Continue reading

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EXCTING NEWS !!! Teachers and Students for Community-Oriented Research and Education

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In the past 6 years, Drs. Cupertino and Ramaswamy have been submitting multiple grant applications with the ultimate goal to increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing careers in health sciences including public health and medicine. We are excited to share the news that we received funding to work together implementing a Science Award Partnership for Education (SEPA) from the National Institute of Health entitled: Teachers and Students for Community-Oriented Research and Education (T-SCORE) … Continue reading

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Empowering Promotores de Salud as partners in cancer education and research in rural Southwest Kansas

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One of our project efforts in SW Kansas was published in the Oncology Nursing Forum this past January 2015. Here is a copy of the article!    

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Juntos Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among Latinas in Rural Kansas

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Teen pregnancy is a public health concern that has serious implications in teen’s lives and the community where they live. The problem is accentuated in underserved communities such as rural areas with high concentration of Latinos. In Liberal Kansas, for instance, teen pregnancy rates are very high, sometimes 3 times higher than the national average. In an effort to address this social and health disparity, Dr. Barral at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Dr. Cupertino at … Continue reading

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“A Crucial Catch Day” at Samuel U. Rodgers

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On October 25, 2014 Juntos held “A Crucial Catch Day” at Samuel U. Rodgers. The health fair was organized by Mariana Ramirez and her team of Promotoras. “A Crucial Catch Day” was planned to be a day for women to pamper themselves and learn about different services. Services that were offered include BMI, glucose, and blood pressure tests, flu vaccines, nail art, chair massages, Zumba, nutrition education, and one-on-one education in breast cancer. 21 mammograms … Continue reading

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2014 Juntos Annual Report

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Check out our latest report! Find out about the different projects Juntos developed and collaborated in 2013-2014.  

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2014 Binational Health Week

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Another year Juntos joins efforts with the Mexican consulate in Kansas City, MO for Binational Health Week (BHW) activities. BHW is the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of the underserved Latino population living in the United States.  

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2014 Latino Internship in Health Disparities Research Newsletter

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Learn about our interns, their research projects, and ongoing activities throughout the 2014 summer.

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