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  • Dec 11, 2020

NHCOA honors Florencia Gonzalez with Research Recognition Award

Photo of Florencia Gonzalez with descriptive text On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) honored Florencia Gonzalez with their Research Recognition Award for her “commitment to improving the health of diverse populations through research.” The virtual ceremony, called A Time for Change, recognized leaders in the field of aging who share NHCOA’s commitment to Hispanic older adults.

Gonzalez is co-director of the GHUCCTS Including Diverse Populations (IDP) team and a valuable member of our Community Engagement (CE) team. Yanira L. Cruz, President and CEO of NHCOA, is an active member of our Community Advisory Board.

Congratulations, Florencia!

For 51 years, NHCOA has served as the nation’s premier organization focused on improving the lives of Hispanic older adults, their families, and caregivers. This year is no different! Each year, NHCOA takes time to honor and celebrate trailblazers in the field of aging.

Our Virtual Awards Ceremony creates a safe space for us to celebrate our shared commitment to Hispanic families and aging issues and to acknowledge the trailblazers who are paving the way in these areas. This event is NHCOA’s largest fundraising event of the year.

Join us as we recognize leaders in the field of aging who share our commitment to Hispanic older adults.

For questions, please contact Christine Perez at or 202-347-9733.

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