Monday, May 13, 2019

Left to right: Drs. Benjamin Starnes, Elina Quiroga and Niten Singh, Division of Vascular Surgery

The University of Washington Latino Center for Health hosted the 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event on May 2, 2019. This event highlights and honors the incredibly diverse body of work and impactful contributions of the 33 Latinx faculty across the tri-campuses of the University of Washington. Among the honorees is Dr. Elina Quiroga, Associate Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Quiroga states, “The Latino Center of Health of the University of Washington creates impactful improvements in the health and well-being of Latinx communities; I am extremely honored to have been selected for this recognition. I am fortunate to provide comprehensive vascular care to Latino patients in a culturally responsible environment, and will continue work in decreasing health inequities that affect the growing population of Latino patients.”

Honored faculty are recognized for meeting at least one of the following criteria: promotion to associate professor or professor, publication of an article in a high impact journal, publication of a book, fine arts production, securing a major grant, or retiring during or near the end of the academic year.