July Congressional Briefing:

Achieving Health Equity for Hispanic Populations: Lessons Learned - COVID-19 and Severe Asthma

According to CDC NCIS 2016-2018, Puerto Ricans have the highest asthma rates of prevalence across racial/ethnic populations (14% compared to 8% non-Hispanic Whites). Additionally, the CDC BRFSS shows in the states with the highest Hispanic population, New York has the highest percentage of asthma among adults at 10%.  

Date and Time: July 27, 2022; 1:00-2:00 PM       



Raul Ruiz, MD
Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD
Attending Physician
Allergy and Immunological Care Center of South Florida
Purvi Parikh, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
NYU Grossman School of Medicine



  Thank you to the American Medical Association and Amgen for co-sponsoring this event.