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2022 HSI Scholars

Meet our Hispanic Serving Institution Scholars Program Class of 2022-23

Alexis
Aguayo

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL

Andrea
Vasquez

Sophomore
Hostos (CUNY)
Bronx, NY

Antonella Rodriguez

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Camila
Calzada

Junior
University of Puerto Rico
Rio Piedras, PR

Carlos
Castillo

Junior
University of Puerto Rico
Carolina, PR

Dario N.
Ayala

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Dem Xavier Santiago

Senior
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, PR

Elizabeth
Soto

Sophomore
CUNY
New York City, NY

Enrique Martinez

Junior
University of Houston
Houston, TX
 

Gian Paul Graziosi

Sophomore
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
 

Irma
Escobar

Junior
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles, CA

Jeffrey
Yumbla

Sophomore
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
 

Jocelyn
Pena

Senior
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles, CA

Jose
Guzman

Junior
University of
Houston-Downtown
Houston, TX

Judith
Gutierrez

Junior
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles, CA

Keilyann
Cruz Rivera

Senior
Inter Barranquitas Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

Kenneth Mosquera  Reinoso

Senior
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ

Leah
Daire

Senior
Florida Intl University
Miami, FL

Luisa
Mendoza

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Maria Jesus Vasquez Guillen

Sophomore
Hostos (CUNY)
Bronx, NY

Melissa Spigelman

Junior
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ

Michele
Holt

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL

Nora
Bitar

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Sara
Velasco

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL

Tyler
Sanchez

Junior
William Patterson
Wayne, NJ

Valeria
Cohen

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Wendy
Islas

Sophomore
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ

Yahaira Echeverria

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL

Yaire
Hernandez

Junior
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ

Yolanda
Batz

Sophomore
University of Houston
Houston, Texas

HSI Scholars Program Alumni

Making a difference and impacting the future of their communities.

Teacher working with students

The “Heart” of the Program

Shaping the next generation of Hispanic biomedical science and health care professionals.

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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated through the Quest Diagnostics Foundation provided the American Heart Association with financial and other support for the Hispanic Serving Institutions Scholars Program.