Helen Rodríguez Trías Google Doodle
Today Google is showing Helen Rodríguez Trías’ 89th Birthday with Google Doodle in United States. Today’s Doodle pays tribute to Helen Rodríguez Trías, a physician famous pediatrician doctor, educator and women rights activist, and outspoken advocate for women and children’s right to healthcare.
Helen Rodríguez Trías was a famous pediatrician doctor, educator and women rights activist. Hence, she was the first Latina president of the American Public Health Association, a founding member of the Women’s Caucus of the American Public Health Association. While, Rodríguez Trías was a founding member of the Women’s Caucus of the American Public Health Association. She was also the recipient of the Presidential Citizen’s Medal.
She was Born in New York City on this day in 1929, Rodríguez Trias moved to Puerto Rico with her family and later enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico’s medical school, graduating with highest honors. And, inspired to pursue a career in medicine because, she said, it “combined the things I loved the most, science and people.
Helen Rodríguez Trías has credited with helping to expand the range of public health services for women. And children in minority and low-income populations in the United States, Central. And also available in South America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
Finally, a founder of the New York Latino Commission on AIDS, she became the first Hispanic American woman to serve as president of the American Public Health Association for her work on behalf of women, children, people with HIV and AIDS, and the poor.
Therefore, in 2001, she had honored her with the Presidential Citizen’s Medal, the second-highest civilian award in the United Statesas an ”outstanding educator and dynamic leader in public health. Later that year, on December 27, Rodríguez Trías died, a victim of cancer.
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