Who we are

The Latino Research & Policy Center (LRPC) is part of the Department of Community and Behavioral Health at the Colorado School of Public Health. Our goals are: to work together with students to reduce the disparities that affect Latino communities; to increase collaborative partnerships with community-based organizations, academic institutions, and state/city elected officials; and to work toward eliminating the health and education disparities affecting Latino communities in Denver, in Colorado, and beyond.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

What we do


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    Denver Post: Colorado Latinos grapple with increased risk of coronavirus infections

    Apr 25, 2020
    Lisa DeCamp, an associate professor in the Latino Research and Policy Center, was interviewed by the Denver Post about inequities in rates of coronavirus.
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    Latino Research & Policy Center: Taking education, prevention to the community

    Dec 2, 2019 by Colorado School of Public Health
    The work of the Latino Research and Policy Center on Colfax Avenue was recently featured in the CU Foundation's Annual Impact Report. Their multi-media story​ highlights the efforts of LRPC Director Fernando Holguin and Assistant Professor Ellison Carter (Environmental and Occupational Health @ CSU).
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    Celebrating our students

    May 15, 2019 by Colorado School of Public Health
    The Latino Research Policy Center celebrated the completion of the first cohort of Latino Health Certificate and Latino Health Course students. The students presented their work from a year-long mentored project. The projects ranged from protocol development of a home-based blood pressure monitoring intervention to analysis of qualitative research on immigrant young women and their reproductive health practices.
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