Luis Carvajal-Carmona

Congratulations to Luis Carvajal-Carmona for being selected as a fellow for the Presidential Leadership Academy

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) selected Luis Carvajal-Carmona as a fellow for the third cohort of the Presidential Leadership Academy. The prestigious one-year HACU program is designed to prepare the next generation of culturally diverse leaders for executive and senior-level positions in higher education.

Carvajal-Carmona is a professor and the Auburn Community Cancer Endowed Chair in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. He is the associate director for basic science at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the co-director of the Community Engagement Program at the Clinical and Translation Science Center.

Carvajal-Carmona is also the founder and director of the Latinos United for Cancer Health Advancement (LUCHA) initiative, which aims to increase Latino participation in cancer screenings, research studies and clinical trials. LUCHA’s ultimate goal is to improve cancer health outcomes among Latinos by using community-driven and culturally- and linguistically-appropriate and respectful approaches.

Read the full announcement at the UC Davis Newsroom.

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