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Multicultural Approaches To Health And Wellness In America Carlos Albizu University´s professor is the senior author

Multicultural Approaches To Health And Wellness In America Carlos Albizu University´s professor is the senior author

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July 29, 2014

Doral, Florida -
Dr. Rafael Martinez, Director of the Education, Criminal Justice and Undergraduate Psychology Programs at Carlos Albizu University - Miami Campus has published, as senior author of a chapter in the recently published (2014) two-volume book titled MULTICULTURAL APPROACHES TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS IN AMERICA.

 

In this unique set of books edited by Dr. Regan A. R. Gurung describing the variety of cultural approaches to health practiced by people of varying cultural heritages, the chapter SANTERIA AS A CULTURALLY HEALING PRACTICE is co-authored by Dr. Martínez, Dr. Mathew J.  Taylor, Dr. Wilma J. Carter, Ms. Jami L. Hirsch, and Ms. Cheryl K. Webster from the University of Missouri in St. Louis. 

 

The book describes the variety of cultural approaches to health practice and places them in stark context with traditional Western approaches to health care and medicine. Examining health practices such as Ayurveda, an ancient system of medicine that focuses on the sensing of the body organs, the mind, and the soul; and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the author examines why these different approaches can explain some of the cultural variations in health behaviors, differences in why people get sick, and how they cope with illness.

Dr. Rafael Martinez has written and published on the subject of Afro-American syncretistic religions in various professional journals such as the Journal of Forensic Sciences, the American
Wednesday, July 30, 2014/Author: Carlos Perez/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)


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TOGETHER FOR WORLD PEACE

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About the Event…
In virtue of the recent events that have occurred around the world, Carlos Albizu University has partnered with the Zambrano Foundation putting together a commemorative event highlighting the importance of peace and the preservation of human rights.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014/Author: drodriguez/Number of views (491)/Comments (0)


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Dr. Angel Collado Schwarz, fourth president of Carlos Albizu University

Dr. Angel Collado Schwarz, fourth president of Carlos Albizu University

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Dr. Angel Collado Schwarz, fourth president of Carlos Albizu University

Jaime Pla, President of the Board of Trustees of Carlos Albizu University, announced the appointment of Dr. Angel Collado Schwarz as the fourth president of the institution.

Dr. Collado Schwarz, graduated from the University of Puerto Rico and Syracuse University in New York, has a doctorate from the Complutense University in Madrid, Spain. He has served as a professor for the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico and the Faculty of Law of the University of Puerto Rico.

He has published four books, including the first Puerto Rican book translated into Mandarin, Success Sovereignty, and has served as a visiting lecturer at several universities as Harvard, Yale, MIT, Columbia, Georgetown, Vanderbilt and the Tshinghua University in Beijing, among others.

Dr. Collado Schwarz is a member of the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University and recently at the University of Puerto and also has extensive management experience having led the multinational communications firm Saatchi and Saatchi Worldwide, with operations in 20 countries in Latin America, New York, Los Angeles and Miami.

"The appointment of Dr. Angel Collado Schwarz comes as part of our future project for the institution that kept the northern addressing one of the most serious problems of our society, mental health. With this appointment we will reinforce the goals and objectives to provide the best professionals in the field of psychology and human behavior to our society", said Pla Cortés.

"Carlos Albizu University is one of the best kept secret's institution a leader in its field that has graduated over 80% of psychologists in Puerto Rico. The mental health is one of the main problems in our modern society. Carlos Albizu, its programs, research and services, represents a formidable resource to help improve the quality of life in Puerto Rico and the Hispanic community in the United States, Collado Schwarz said".
Tuesday, July 01, 2014/Author: Carlos Perez/Number of views (842)/Comments (0)


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Unveil ceremony of the first graphic representation bust of Carlos Albizu-Miranda, founder of the University

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Unveil ceremony of the first graphic representation bust of Carlos Albizu-Miranda, founder of the University
10:00 am
Miami Campus

Sunday, June 01, 2014/Author: Carlos Perez/Number of views (612)/Comments (0)


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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program

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Students from the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program at Carlos Albizu University, Miami campus Class of Spring 2014 presented their Journals and Portfolios at the end of the session. 
Wednesday, May 07, 2014/Author: Carlos Perez/Number of views (1527)/Comments (0)


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