Conference Postponed


The health and safety of our community is our top priority. Due to concerns surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are postponing the CLaRO Latinx Community and Health Equity Research Conference until further notice.

For those who registered for this Conference, we will notify you when the rescheduled Conference date is announced.

Warm regards,
Mario De La Rosa, Victoria Behar-Zusman, Elena Bastida, and the CLaRO Team
Center for Latino Health Research Opportunities
University of Miami, Florida International University

This conference will highlight University of Miami (UM) and FIU research efforts to address substance abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS (SAVA) health disparities in South Florida’s Latinx communities. The agenda will incorporate research presentations, individual testimonials, and guidance from community leaders/advocates. Topics and themes will include Latinx SAVA research in the current political climate, the impact of our research on people’s lives, and innovative practices and lessons learned. CLaRO is funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (#U54MD002266).

The conference is free and open to the everyone in the community. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with a post-event reception.  Free transportation will also be available from certain locations across Miami-Dade County.


March 21st, 2020


7:30am Breakfast / Registration


FIU Main Campus
Broad Auditorium (SIPA 125)
School of International and Public Affairs
11200 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
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Free parking available on FIU campus.
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