Awards and Recognition

  • 2014 Personal profile in The Lancet, July 22, 2014 2014 Honoree, “My Sister’s Voice” (photo-exhibit, 40 women making a difference in the world) 2013 Mentoring Award, National Hispanic Science Network 2012 Inaugural Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring Award, UC San Diego 2012 UC San Diego, Campus Diversity Award, Division of Global Public Health 2010-2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse MERIT “Method to Extend Research in Time” Award for Outstanding Researchers (2010-2020) 2010 POZ Magazine –“Top 100 in the Fight against AIDS” 2010 Women Who Mean Business Award, San Diego Women in Business Journal 2009 Award for Leadership in International Collaboration, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • TIME Magazine: One of 50 Most Influential People in Health Care (2018)
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