CBR Project: “Exploring barriers and facilitators to dental care access among uninsured and underinsured patients in Durham, North Carolina.” Local Access to Coordinate Healthcare (LATCH), (Durham, North Carolina). 2015
Natalie Atyeo (class of 2016) is from Parkland, Florida. She is pursuing a Spanish major and is on the pre-dental track. On campus, Natalie serves on the executive board of Gente Aprendiendo para Nuevas Oportunidades (GANO), an English as a Second Language tutoring organization for Durham community members, and is the program director for the Project Search pre-orientation program. She has conducted research in Guatemala through the Duke Global Health Institute and is involved with research on patient decision-making in prostate cancer treatment. This past summer, she worked with Local Access to Coordinate Healthcare (LATCH) in Durham, N.C. to analyze the determinants of dental health perceptions and practices in the Durham Latino/a community.