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MiOra Interns’ Data Was Accepted For Presentation At The AAP-CA2 30th Annual Advances In Pediatrics

MiOra Interns’ Data Was Accepted For Presentation At The AAP-CA2 30th Annual Advances In Pediatrics Miora | February 15, 2019   MiOra interns, Michelle Seu, Michaela Nave, Elsy Rodriguez, Elsie Ureta, Andrea Espinoza, & Mariana Ruiz interviewed personnel in 36 youth friendly clinics in SPAs 6, 7 and 8 in LA County. They assessed the staff awareness of the legislation that allows minor youth to receive HPV vaccine, STD/HIV/addiction prevention and treatment services, mental health and pregnancy services without parental consent.     MiOra thanks these interns for their hard work and passion. We hope they are proud of themselves, as we certainly are! MiOra offers special thanks to Dr. Kristin Meyer from Los Angeles Department of Public Health and Dr. Alexandra Park fr...[Read More]

MiOra Supported USC Inter-Health Council (IHC) Career Event

MiOra Supported USC Inter-Health Council (IHC) Career Event Miora | February 5, 2019 Nausheen Wakhlu and Patrick Citrano, co-directors of the professional development branch of IHC, organized an excellent panel of healthcare professionals to discuss their educational paths and careers. MiOra speaker Levente Orosz from Pfizer talked about his role in public health from pharmaceutical industry perspective. The president of the Inter-Health Council, Katherine Franklin said “the students learned that there are many paths to take in medicine, and all are equally as important but bring something different to the table. It is important to recognize that good medical care requires many different specialists, and that we need to do a better job at recognizing that.” Congratulations to all involved!

MiOra Partners With LAPD At Watts

MiOra Partners With LAPD At Watts Miora | January 27, 2019 MiOra taught the children and attending parents about healthy eating and stress reduction strategies at Nicks Kids at Watts, California. LAPD Officer Jeff Joyce runs the Nicks Kids program in Nickerson Gardens Public Housing Project which is the largest public housing apartment complex west of the Mississippi. Nicks Kids was founded by LAPD with about 30 kids in the program who find safe haven, play soccer and get homework help from #teacher in training Ms Lupita Valdovino and Officer Joyce. The mission of Nicks Kids is to help kids from local families to stay in school, learn important life skills and stay away from gangs.  Please donate books, toys, musical instruments to Nicks Kids.  Thank you to Christine Ch...[Read More]

MiOra Has Received A Grant From The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness)

MiOra Has Received A Grant From The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) Miora | January 20, 2019 MiOra will provide mentoring, internships and research opportunities for a minimum of 5 underrepresented minority high school and college students interested in health careers in Los Angeles. Mi-Ora’s mission is to improve the diversity in STEM and healthcare fields. Created in 1992 as a private independent foundation, Cal Wellness’ mission is to protect and improve the health and wellness of the people of California by increasing access to health care, quality education, good jobs, healthy environments and safe neighborhoods. If you are interested in partnering with or donating to MiOra, please email admin@miora.org https://www.guidestar.org/profile/95-4292101

MiOra Was Mentioned In UCLA Health UNews

MiOra Was Mentioned In UCLA Health UNews Miora | January 5, 2019

MiOra Partners With Los Angeles Community College District – Cooperative Education Program

MiOra Partners With Los Angeles Community College District – Cooperative Education Program Miora | January 5, 2019 MiOra is now able to help student interns earn college units through Los Angeles Valley College’s Cooperative Education Program. Any student enrolled in a college under Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) or any accredited university can join this program to receive transferrable unit(s) by working at MiOra.   Students can earn one unit for every 60 hours (non-paid) or one unit for every 75 hours (paid). This program helps ensure students are gaining practical experiences from their internships, and as a result, these units can be applied to LACCD’s CDT approved health sciences like nursing and respiratory therapy. For more info on the Cooperative Education pro...[Read More]

MiOra Is Wishing Everyone A Healthy And Happy 2019!

MiOra Is Wishing Everyone A Healthy And Happy 2019! Miora | December 23, 2018

MiOra Congratulates La Vernia Texas’ La Vernia High School Health Science Theory Students For Success

MiOra Congratulates La Vernia Texas’ La Vernia High School Health Science Theory Students For Success Miora | December 19, 2018 MiOra would like to recognize La Vernia High School teacher, Jose Carranza’s proactive effort in seeking out the no-cost, nationally recognized, certificate program from MiOra.  HIPAA training helps prepare students for the next stage of their training, in medical clinics, and is required for their careers in the medical field.   If you are interested in providing a free HIPAA certificate training to your students, send an email to admin@miora.org.

Congratulations To Ami Mange And Daniel Lopez, MiOra’s New Internship Director And Executive Director

Congratulations To Ami Mange And Daniel Lopez, MiOra’s New Internship Director And Executive Director Miora | December 7, 2018 Ami Mange, a recent graduate from Johns Hopkins Univ., joined MiOra as an Internship Director. She is going to lead MiOra mental health initiatives and apply her expertise in human brain research and grant writing to expand MiOra community mental health efforts. Daniel Lopez has recently been promoted to the MiOra Executive Director position. While he was an Internship Director, Daniel successfully led numerous MiOra projects (organizing a health fair, diabetes prevention, mental health & immunization student programs). We thank him for his motivation and dedication to MiOra, and efforts to raise MiOra non-profit to new heights. MiOra is always grateful for its...[Read More]

MiOra Interns Attend And Present At The World Congress Of Insulin Resistance And Diabetes Conference

MiOra Interns Attend And Present At The World Congress Of Insulin Resistance And Diabetes Conference Miora | December 2, 2018 During the 16th annual WCIRDC, MiOra Interns Anisha Bellur, Daniel Lopez, Nisha Joseph, and Aaron Esagoff presented two posters regarding Diabetes Prevention titled “Diabetes Awareness within the Indian Community” (by Anisha Bellur, Daniel Lopez, and Caitlyn Kellogg) and “Adult Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programs for Latinos in the USA: A Systematic Literature Review of the Last 14 Years” (by Daniel Lopez, Michelle Seu, Anisha Bellur, Nisha Joseph, and Aaron Esagoff). At this conference, the MiOra Interns received input from attendees across the world while also having the opportunity to network, listen to renow...[Read More]

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