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April 3, 2023

Sharing a Message of Hope

Congratulations to our executive director, Denise Herrera, PhD, for being recognized as a prominent leader in Health Education by the University of Texas-Austin. The College of Education invited her to be the keynote speaker at the Alderson Lecture and Awards Ceremony as distinguished alumni.

She spoke about the lessons she learned from her alma maters β€” University of New Mexico, University of Arizona and UT-Austin β€” and how that applies to her work today, including preparing her to lead during a global health pandemic because of the complex research she conducted as part of her doctoral program.

β€œIt was an honor to return to my alma mater. My message was about leadership. We all have the capacity to lead regardless of our title or education status.”

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