May 15, 2017 – New York City, NY – Luis Alberto “Beto” Mares, LMSW joins the Latino Commission on AIDS as the National Community Mobilization Director. Mr. Mares brings a wealth of experience in health care, public health, and community engagement along with a proven record in disease prevention, treatment, testing, support, and access to care to culturally diverse populations.
Luis Alberto Mares brings over 25 years of experience in health care and community health education for HIV prevention, and access to treatment and care. He earned a Medical Doctor degree from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia from his native Peru and a MSW degree from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. Luis Alberto is dedicated to working with diverse communities to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities by direct engagement, network development and coalition building.
“Latino Commission on AIDS welcomes Luis Alberto “Beto” Mares to our leadership team. His expertise in health programing and community education, along with his passion in addressing health disparities in our communities, will enhance greatly our organizational strength.” stated Guillermo Chacon, President of the Latino Commission on AIDS and founder of the Hispanic Health Network.