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Recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) - Level 1 at its John S. Dunn Health Center


El Centro de Corazón’s John S. Dunn Health Center EARNS national recognition for patient-centered care. In 2015, El Centro received designation as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) – Level 1 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) at its John S. Dunn Health Center. 

El Centro announces its partnership with Cigna Foundation


The Cigna Foundation today announced a $100,000 World of Difference grant to El Centro de Corazón to help improve health for Latino women living in the East End of Houston, where medical, dental and mental health professionals are in short supply. 

CEO recognized top 50 women in Houston


Marcie Mir, LCSW, Chief Executive Officer of El Centro de Corazón has been named one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2015” by Houston Woman Magazine

El Centro’s new Children Wellness Program (Nutrición con Corazón)


Every 19 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes and U.S. Hispanics are 2 times more likely to have diabetes. This free community event will launch El Centro’s first ever pediatric Nutrición con Corazón program to reduce the risk of Pediatric Diabetes made possible through a grant awarded from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ (BCBSTX) “Healthy Kids, Healthy Families” (HKHF) initiative.

BCBSTX awards El Centro with a 2016-2017 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has partnered with El Centro de Corazón again this year through their Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Initiative.  BCBSTX has awarded El Centro with a 2016-2017 grant of $100,000 as part of their commitment to help stem the rising tide of obesity and related chronic conditions (like diabetes).

El Centro receives donation of over 5,000 new books

El Centro is excited to announce it received a generous grant of 5,357 new books from The Molina Foundation.  The donated publications, which include health-oriented educational materials, are in English and Spanish and are geared for youths ranging from kindergarteners to high schoolers.


El Centro Receives Bank of America Grant at the December 8th Recipient Celebration

On December 8, 2016 El Centro de Corazón celebrated with Bank of America its recent $20,000 grant in support of El Centro’s health centers.