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2022 HSI Scholars

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

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American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Alexis Aguayo

Alexis
Aguayo

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Andrea Vasquez

Andrea
Vasquez

Sophomore
Hostos (CUNY)
Bronx, NY
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Antonella Rodriguez

Antonella Rodriguez

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Camila Calzada

Camila
Calzada

Junior
University of Puerto Rico
Rio Piedras, PR
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Carlos Castillo

Carlos
Castillo

Junior
University of Puerto Rico
Carolina, PR
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Dario N. Ayala

Dario N.
Ayala

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Dem Xavier Santiago

Dem Xavier Santiago

Senior
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, PR
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Elizabeth Soto

Elizabeth
Soto

Sophomore
CUNY
New York City, NY
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Enrique Martinez

Enrique Martinez

Junior
University of Houston
Houston, TX
 
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Gian Paul Graziosi

Gian Paul Graziosi

Sophomore
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
 
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Irma Escobar

Irma
Escobar

Junior
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles, CA
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Jeffrey Yumbla

Jeffrey
Yumbla

Sophomore
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
 
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Jocelyn Peña

Jocelyn
Pena

Senior
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles, CA
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Jose Guzman

Jose
Guzman

Junior
University of
Houston-Downtown
Houston, TX
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Judith Gutierrez

Judith
Gutierrez

Junior
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles, CA
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Keilyann Cruz Rivera

Keilyann
Cruz Rivera

Junior
Inter Barranquitas Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Kenneth Mosquera-Reinoso

Kenneth Mosquera  Reinoso

Senior
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Leah Daire

Leah
Daire

Senior
Florida Intl University
Miami, FL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Luisa Mendoza

Luisa
Mendoza

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Maria Jesus Vasquez Guillen

Maria Jesus Vasquez Guillen

Sophomore
Hostos (CUNY)
Bronx, NY
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Melissa Spigelman

Melissa Spigelman

Junior
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Michelle Holt

Michele
Holt

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Nora Bitar

Nora
Bitar

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Sara Velasco

Sara
Velasco

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Tyler Sanchez

Tyler
Sanchez

Junior
William Patterson
Wayne, NJ
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Valeria Cohen

Valeria
Cohen

Sophomore
Miami Dade College
Miami, FL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Wendy Islas

Wendy
Islas

Sophomore
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Yahaira Echeverria

Yahaira Echeverria

Sophomore
Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Yaire Hernandez

Yaire
Hernandez

Junior
Montclair St. University
Montclair, NJ
American Heart Association 2022-23 HSI Scholar: Yolanda Batz

Yolanda
Batz

Sophomore
University of Houston
Houston, Texas
A group of AHA's Hispanic Serving Institutions Scholars Program 2021 scholars

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.