MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

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Sandra Calles, PhD

Dr. Sandra Calles is a psychologist, educator, life coach, mentor and activist. Her passion is to advocate for causes she believes in, teach about mental health topics, and guide others, so they may achieve success in their personal and career endeavors.

She has over 11 years of experience as a mental health professional having worked at various mental health facilities. Most recently she was a therapist at Los Angeles Harbor College at the Life Skills Center. While at Harbor College, she helped many students overcome emotional obstacles so they could transfer to universities and meet their career goals. She devotes her personal and professional life to political causes, and activities that promote mental health, women’s issues, the empowerment of Latinas through education, business ownership, financial literacy and political engagement. Dr. Sandra is a graduate of California State University, Dominguez Hills, earning both a BA in Human Services and an MA in Clinical Psychology. She earned her doctorate from Saybrook University in Psychology, where she developed a treatment modality from her research on survivors of sudden cardiac death. The treatment plan known as PROSPER, is an acronym detailing a healing plan that can be applied to survivors of various traumas and is the underpinning for the work she does with her clients..... Continue Reading

Mexican American Proarchive: Annual Report on Mexican American Professionals

News from the census American Community Survey is generally good for the 2015 year. Mexican American college enrollment was up from 18.7% to 18.9% in the 2014 and 2015 years. Graduate or professional degree attainment was also up from 2.9% to 3.0%. The number of bachelor’s degrees granted to Mexican American students rose from 7.6% . . . → Read More: Mexican American Proarchive: Annual Report on Mexican American Professionals

College’s Hispanic Student Dental Association Chapter Named National Chapter of the Year

June, 21 2016
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) Chapter was named the Hispanic Dental Association’s (HDA) 2016 National Student Chapter of the Year at the HDA’s recent Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. This award recognizes the chapter for outstanding efforts to provide service, . . . → Read More: College’s Hispanic Student Dental Association Chapter Named National Chapter of the Year

Racial Disparities in Orthodontic Care for Medicaid -Enrolled Children in Washington

JM Merritt – 2015
… indicative of a class II malocclusion. Whites, Blacks and Mexican Americans had a varying
prevalence of 57.6%, 64.4%, and 66.4% respectively for >2mm overjet.10 Class III malocclusion …
Blacks and Mexican Americans. Racial Disparities in Orthodontic Use for Children …
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Qualitative description of dental hygiene practices within oral health and dental care perspectives of Mexican-American adults and teenagers

G Maupome, O Aguirre‐Zero, C Westerhold – Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2014
… of things, discontinuous implementation of treatment plans and of professional recommendations
fitted with … would be accrued by adding the perspectives of dental professionals to interpret … Mexican
American mothers’ initiation and understanding of home oral hygiene for young …
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MEXICAN American youth TEENAGERS — Health & hygiene TOBACCO habit

JA Pesa
… Mexican-American adolescents appear to be at risk for participating in unhealthy behaviors on
par with the majority adolescent population. It is important that efforts be made on the part of
involved professionals to better understand the special needs and cultural differences that …
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