Decades of Latino Health Injustice

Latino Health Injustice

There are 2.5 more uninsured Latinos today than their total population of 1.8 million during the 1968 U.S. Civil Rights Commission Hearing conducted in San Antonio.  It’s a social justice issue that requires change from the decades of increasing right-wing political obstruction and discriminatory policies.


Bert Johansson, MD, PhD, FAAP

Bert Johansson, MD, PhD, FAAP

Dr. Bert Johansson is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care. Currently, he is an Executive Board Member of the National Hispanic Medical Association and a member of the Board of Directors of Texas Doctors for Social Responsibility. Dr. Johansson earned a MD and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University in New York. He completed his pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of New York at Columbia University and a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Cornell University. Dr. Johansson enjoys working with migrant children beginning in New York and continuing in EL Paso. Dr. Johansson also provides medical care at the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence and at an El Paso homeless shelter.