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The National Boricua Latino Health Organization (NBLHO) is a Latino student group representing health professions students from the northeast region of the United States. Its mission is to recruit Latinos into higher education, educate the public and one another about Latino health issues, advocate for increased Latino represenation in health related areas, and promote awareness about social, political and economic issues as they relate to Latino health. It also serves to create a support network for Latino students.

This group was formed in 1970 in response to Latino medical students demanding a voice. Today, there are numerous medical school chapters, and medical student members in the area between Washington, D.C. and Maine. New chapters and members are being added every year. The Cornell Chapter of BLHO was founded in 1985 and is an active partipant of Latino related issues within the Cornell community as well as the New York City community. Some of our accomplishments include the annual Healthy People Community Health fair, bone marrow drives, and the medMentors program.

The NBLHO is a proud member of the National Network of Latin American Medical Students (NNLAMS). This is a national partnership between other regional Latino medical student groups to create one strong voice for Latino medical students throughout the entire United States.