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L&IH Educational Campaigns

The L&IH Program will sponsor a series of educational campaigns to serve Clemson University and the community. We invite you to participate: propose a topic, help organize events, offer a workshop or a presentation. If you are interested please contact Dr. Yanhua Zhang (yhzhang@clemson.edu).

 Health & the Hispanic Community

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Arelis Moore de Peralta (MEd, MPH, MD, Dominican Republic; PhD, Clemson) is a Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Studies, and the Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life. Dr. Moore is currently INFL's first year graduate student advisor. She also has been actively engaged in interdisciplinary service at Clemson through teaching appointments in the following departments: Languages, Public Health Sciences, and IFNL. Prior, she was the director of the Center for Community Services (CCS), an activity of CU/IFNL located in Simpsonville, SC, and the center’s Café Cultura, a Hispanic family outreach and support program within the center. Dr. Moore received the Vera Paster Award, which was given by the American Orthopsychiatric Association in recognition of her work with Latino immigrants, the Kimbrough-Melton Parents Award, and the SC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Presidents Award for outstanding achievement in community support and development. Dr. Moore formerly was a faculty member in the School of Medicine at the Ibero-American University (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo. She is a public health specialist and epidemiologist who coordinated disease preventive and control programs in the Dominican Republic. She also participated in the Caribbean health surveillance programs of the Centers for Disease Control.

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Prenatal Classes in Spanish

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