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Translating Health Care - Minneapolis has taken in waves of immigrants with distinctive patterns of beliefs about health. This video highlights the importance of communicating with patients in their language to provide the best possible care. Source: New York Times, March 28, 2009

Awards and Recognition

Hilary E.C. Millar Award

Aquí Para Ti was awarded the 2014 Hilary E.C. Millar Award for Innovative Approaches to Adolescent Health Care recognizes original and innovative programs that predominantly focus on adolescent health care. This recognition is presented to any national or international individual, organization, or agency involved in adolescent health care, defined in its broadest sense.

Community Partner of the Year Award

Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting (MOAPPP) recognized the Aquí Para Ti Program on May 7 with its Community Partner of the Year Award, which is given to a person or program that has contributed to public understanding and dialogue of adolescent sexual health, pregnancy prevention and parent support.

Aquí Para Ti was chosen for their work to help parents understand the important role they play in their child's life around these issues, and because the program is a voice for these issues in the Latino community.

Aquí Para Ti Noted for Excellence in Service

Aquí Para Ti is documented on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services as a comprehensive, bicultural, clinic-based, youth development program that provides medical care, behavioral health consultations, coaching, health education, and referrals to Latino youths (and their parents) and young adults.

Aquí Para Ti recognized for its Innovative Model

APT was recognized by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as an example of an innovative tool to improve quality and reduce disparity. AHRQ consider fundamental the bicultural aspect of the program, its results of Teen Birth Control Use, and the improvement on the family communication.

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Aquí Para Ti Staff

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Maria Verónica Svetaz, MD, MPH



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Laura Trebs

Community Health Worker


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Dora Palma

Family Case Manager

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Ursula Reynoso

Program Coordinator
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Isabel Duran-Graybow

Youth Mentor/School Connector

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