Clemson University

2022 Commission on Latino Affairs Symposium: Equity in Health Care and Promotion Beyond the COVID 19 Pandemic

The symposium will feature a keynote speaker, panel, posters' session, and end with a networking opportunity with refreshments.

Keynote speaker

2:00 – 3:00 PM; Keynote Speaker presentation: Maria Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D., FASTMH

Topic: Transformational and Adaptive Leadership in Tropical Medicine: Academic Creativity, Strategic Alliances and Diplomacy

Duration: 1 hour including Q & A.


3:15 – 4:15 PM; Panel: Relevance of Partnerships for Health Promotion: Fostering Latinx family and community resiliency

Topic: Value of partnerships and collaborations to address challenges imposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons learned and best practices/ Strategies to foster Latinx community’s resiliency during the COVID-19 Pandemic and beyond, both locally and globally: Barriers and victories.

Panelists: The Hispanic Alliance (Greenville), The Alliance Spartanburg, PASOs, Etc.

Reception and Networking (See Call for posters)

4:15 – 5:00 PM; Reception, Posters’ session, and refreshments

Topic: Representation matters/Celebrating Latinx scholars and students at CU: Sharing success stories of Clemson University’s Latinx faculty and students

Panelists: Faculty and students sharing their Latinx-related research via printed poster. WFIC Atrium.

Wednesday, September 21 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Clemson University's Watt Family Innovation Center , Auditorium 405 South Palmetto Boulevard Clemson, SC 29634

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Event Type

Conference / Forum / Symposium, Lectures / Seminars / Speakers, Special Events, Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Calendar, Fall Semester

Target Audience

All Audiences


College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Languages, University Commissions, Commission on Latino Affairs




Contact Name:

Dr. Arelis Moore

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


Call for posters now open! (See flyer)


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