Ochsner Researchers Recognized as NHMA Trailblazers
RELEASE DATE: October 21, 2021
The National Hispanic Medical Association recently named Julia Garcia-Diaz, MD and Amy Feehan, PhD as NHMA Trailblazers for August 2021.
The recognition was highlighted in the NHMA October Newsletter sent to its members. Their selection was made for being dedicated members who work relentlessly to reduce health disparities and improve the quality of life for Hispanic communities.
Dr. Garcia-Diaz is the Director Clinical Infectious Diseases and Multispecialty Research where she researches immunocompromised populations. Dr. Feehan is a Clinical Research Scientist where she researches COVID-19 and variants and their impact on specific populations.
Both Dr. Garcia-Diaz and Dr. Feehan also recently spoke at the National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives 2021 Annual Leadership Summit.
The National Hispanic Medical Association is a non-profit association representing the interests of 50,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States. NHMA is dedicated to empowering Hispanic physicians to be leaders who will help eliminate health disparities and improve the health of Hispanics.