The Latino Health Roundtable is an inter-agency collaborative effort to improve health outcomes in the Hispanic/Latino community in Durham County and surrounding area, in North Carolina. Currently, the Latino Health Roundtable is supported by the Duke Population Health Management Office and the Duke Cancer Institute’s Office of Health Equity.
The Roundtable meetings are held at 11:00 a.m. the third Tuesday of the month via Zoom.
Participants include the Durham County Department of Public Health, Local Access to Coordinated Health Care – LATCH (Population Health Management Office – Duke Health), Lincoln Community Health Center, El Futuro, El Centro Hispano, Duke University School of Nursing, City of Durham Parks and Recreation, City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services, and community members as well.
The current Co-Chairs are Nadia Aguilera-Funez (Duke Cancer Institute’s Office of Health Equity) and Angel Romero Ruiz (Duke Population Health Management Office).
The Latino Health Roundtable was originally started by Humberto Rodriguez, a community health organizer with Durham Health Innovations. The program’s main goals were to Improve the health outcomes of Durham residents; increase access to health care in each Durham neighborhood; and promote appropriate use of Durham/Duke Health Care delivery system.