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2020 Community Engagement Hero Awards

IIMS-CTSA LogoThe IIIMS Community Engagement Hero Awards recognizes individuals who have worked as part of a community –campus partnership built on a foundation of reciprocal learning and trust for the improved health and well-being of South Texas communities. This year’s awardees are listed below.

Outstanding Student Award
Awardee: Sarah Masoud, MPH – UTHealth San Antonio, Translational Science PhD Student
Partnerships: Memory Cafes, SA Amigos, Jefferson Outreach and the South Texas Alzheimer’s Association

Outstanding Community Partner Award
Awardee: Suhaib Haq, MD – El Bari Community Health Center Clinic, CEO and Founder
Partners: UT Health San Antonio – Family and Community Medicine, Bexar County Translational Advisory Board, South Central Area Health Education Center

Outstanding Research Partner Award
Awardee: Fozia Ali, MD – UT Health San Antonio, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
Partners: El Bari Community Health Center Clinic, Bexar County Translational Advisory Board, South Central Area Health Education Center, and UTSA Nutrition and Dietetics Program

Outstanding Community Health Improvement Project
Awardees: Domesticas Unidas – Directors, Irasema Cavazos and Araceli Herrera
Partners: Domestic Workers Alliance, Las Mujeres West, and UT Health San Antonio – School of Nursing