A panel of MetroHealth Medical Professionals discussed the health concerns of the Hispanic Community of Greater Cleveland at a special event on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at MetroHealth Medical Center - Rammelkamp Research Center. The forum was sponsored by MetroHealth Medical Center, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexican Ministry of Health and LULAC-Cleveland.
Dr. Akram Boutros, MetroHealth System's President and Chief Executive Officer welcomed the crowd to the Hispanic/Metro Community Health event to discuss the health concerns of the Hispanic Community of Greater Cleveland. He told how he came to the US from Egypt at 12 years old and only spoke Arabic and French. He took ESOL classes and it took him a year and a half to dream in English.
Dr. Akram Boutros
Juan Manuel Solana Morales, Consul of Mexico in Detroit, spoke next.
Consul Juan Manuel Solana Morales
Daniel K. Lewis, MetroHealth Chief of Staff, introduced Moderator David Delgado who introduced the panel of physicians and specialists at the Hispanic/Metro Community Health event.
Chief of Staff Daniel K. Lewis
Doctor Henry Ng
Dr. Samuel Rosenberg
Dr. Douglas Van Auken
Dr. Maria Herran
Juan del Rincon Jarero, MD of the Department of Endocrinology at MetroHealth Systems, gave some thoughts about cultural differences to improve understanding of the Hispanic/Latino patient.
Juan del Rincon Jarero, MD
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The 2nd panel of the event focused on Preventive and Remedial health Care and feature Mari Galindo DaSilva and others.
The event gave vital information both to MetroHealth Health Providers and the Hispanic/Latino community of Greater Cleveland.
Mari Galindo DaSilva
Dr Jorge Callas, Dr Akram Boutros and Hugo Urizar
Consul Juan Manuel Solana Morales, Chief Daniel Lewis and Pierre Bejjani
Chief Daniel Lewis, Dr. Maria Pujana and Mari Galindo DaSilva
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