Every year, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is recognized in the United States as a time to celebrate the cultures of Latin America and the accomplishments of Hispanic/Latino people. This Hispanic Heritage Month, the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences is highlighting Hispanic/Latino students who are working to become part of the next generation of healthcare professionals. From left above, Laura Estefania Hernandez Cervantes is a first-generation Mexican American from South Central Los Angeles; Cristina Graciela Márquez’s father is from Mexico City; and Cesar Zevallos’s family immigrated to the U.S. from Peru. All three students recently spoke about how culture and heritage have influenced their academic careers.
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