Multicultural Area Health Education Center
Sabbatical, 1997

Luis Mata has been the Executive Director for the Multicultural Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) since 1985. The Center is a family-oriented organization that promotes health care through educational interventions. During his 24 years of tenure in the field of health care and disability management, Mr. Mata has played a central role in developing national strategies to increase immunization rates among children, creating culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate training models in the health care arena, and in generating Spanish language media messages on such health hazards as second-hand smoke.

* Luis is now with the City of Los Angeles Department on Disability.

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