Esther Sciammarella has a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology and has been involved in clinical therapy, mental health service delivery, and community support and residential services for refugees and mentally ill clients. She is also a fellow graduate of Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Hispanic Health Leadership Fellowship Program, where she received extensive training for senior executives in state & local government with The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (formerly known as the National Coalition of Hispanic Health & Humans Services Organizations). In her ongoing partnership with the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, she collaborated on the book “Salud!” A Latina’s Guide to Total Health-Body, Mind, and Spirit, by Jane Delgado, PhD – President and CEO of the Alliance.Read More
The Coalition is collaborating with the following organizations to help achieve our mission to promote healthy behavior and prevent chronic disease and health disparities in the Hispanic communities of metropolitan Chicago.
"The Illinois Tobacco Quitline is a FREE resource for tobacco users who want to quit for good. Our registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and certified tobacco-treatment counselors are on call 7 days a week, 7AM-11PM to answer all your tobacco-related questions and provide the support you need to break the habit. Habla español? We serve a diverse client base, with Spanish-speaking counselors and live translation services for more than 200 languages."
¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! is the nation’s premier annual Hispanic family physical activity and healthy lifestyle event. ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® is for people of all ages and all sizes.
These FREE events feature fun and excitement for the whole family, free health screenings, healthy snacks, and prize drawings. ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® has activity stations for soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, dance, aerobics, yoga and much more!
June 28th has been proclaimed ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! Day by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Institute for Minority Health Research
University of Illinois at Chicago
1819 West Polk Street, Suite 246
Chicago IL 60612