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Dr. Arelis Valerio, MD, AE-C, to address the Rhode Island Professional Business Leadership Network

Dr. Arelis Valerio, MD, AE-C, Community Education Coordinator, Hasbro Children's Hospital and President, the Rhode Island Professional Latino Association (RIPLA) will be addressing the Rhode Island …

Dr. Arelis Valerio, MD, AE-C, Community Education Coordinator, Hasbro Children's Hospital and President, the Rhode Island Professional Latino Association (RIPLA) will be addressing the Rhode Island Professional Business Leadership Network in celebration of International Women Day, Friday March 12, at El Macuto Bar & Grill 1137 Broad Street Providence, RI 02905, 7:00 PM.

Arelis Valerio, MD, AE-C, Community Education Coordinator, Hasbro Children's Hospital. Before moving to the United States, Dr. Valerio practiced medicine in the Domincan Republic. For the past five years, Dr. Valerio has worked for the Community Asthma Programs at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Her responsibilities include recruitment, program development, and teaching educational workshops in Spanish.

She also coordinates the Hispanic Asthma Support Group for parents of children with asthma. In 2004, Dr. Valerio became a certified asthma educator and is currently the state's only bilingual, bicultural Asthma Educator. She is a recognized leader among Providence's burgeoning Latino community and received a 2005 Extraordinary Woman Award and is also the mother of a son with asthma.

About RILPBLN

The Rhode Island Latino Professionals and Business Leaders Network is comprise of Latino businesses and Latino employees of large organizations, non-profits and governmental departments.

The group meets once a month to network and host, from time to time, various speakers. All are welcomed and encouraged to participate in a business casual atmosphere.

Past Speakers: Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts, Attorney General, Patrick Lynch, State Senator Juan Pichardo, Deputy Majority Leader Anastasia Williams, Secretary of State Ralph Mollis, Erik Wallin, Candidate for Attorney General.

For more information contact Tomas Avila mileniopublishing@gmail.com.

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