Pan American Health Organization executive to attend the National Hispanic Medical Association 16th Annual Conference 
The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), a non-profit organization representing the interests of 45,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States, will be hosting their 16th annual conference on April 26-29, 2012 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington D.C. The health conference will contain information on developments in the medical field and information on medical homes, care organizations, health insurance exchanges, disease prevention, integrative care, e-health, and medical and educational resources for the growing Hispanic population in the U.S. Workshops will focus on providing individuals in attendance with information and resources on current health conditions and technological advances in the medical sphere of the economy.
Developments in Hispanic healthcare  will also be discussed during the workshops. Under the theme “Innovations to Improve the Health of Hispanics, Families and Communities”, national and international experts will present on a variety of different topics applicable and vital to today’s modern medical society. Key speakers at this event include: Maria Teresa Cerqueira, the Chief of the U.S.-Mexico Border Office of the Pan American Health Organization in El Paso, Texas and Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez, Executive Vice President of Multicultural Markets and Engagement for AARP.
The three-day NHMA  conference on Hispanic healthcare will also include a briefing at the White House for Hispanic Health Professionals and a visit to Capitol Hill, where staffers from Senate and House Offices will provide an update on the U.S.’ current health policy.