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1Author:  Ortiz, Augusto, 1917-2006Requires cookie*
 Title:  Augusto Ortiz Papers1954-2007 ead 
 Date(s):  1954-2007 
 Abstract:  Dr. Augusto Ortiz lived and worked in Arizona most of his professional life from 1953 until his death in 2006. Throughout his career as a family practitioner and educator he worked to bring health care to the poor and underserved. In his earlier years he worked in private practice in the Phoenix area primarily serving a needy Hispanic population. In 1972 Dr. Ortiz moved to Tucson and established a mobile health program based out of the University of Arizona’s Rural Health Office which provided health care to many rural and underserved areas in southeastern Arizona. Areas of particular interest to him included community oriented primary care, migrant laborer health care, health education and folk medicine including herbal folk remedies and curanderismo. This collection contains Ortiz correspondence from over a 35-year period (1969-2004) as well as documents corresponding to each of the topics mentioned above including extensive documentation relating to the Mobile Health Program. The collection also includes Dr. Ortiz’s U.S. Surgeon General Medallion. 
 Repository:  University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections 
 Subjects:  Community Health Services | Medical Education | Health Services Accessibility | Medically Underserved Areas | Traditional medicine | Mobile Health Units | Primary Health Care | Rural Health Services 
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2Author:  Ortiz, Augusto, 1917-2006Requires cookie*
 Title:  Augusto Ortiz Papers1954-2007 ead 
 Date(s):  1954-2007 
 Abstract:  Dr. Augusto Ortiz lived and worked in Arizona most of his professional life from 1953 until his death in 2006. Throughout his career as a family practitioner and educator he worked to bring health care to the poor and underserved. In his earlier years he worked in private practice in the Phoenix area primarily serving a needy Hispanic population. In 1972 Dr. Ortiz moved to Tucson and established a mobile health program based out of the University of Arizona’s Rural Health Office which provided health care to many rural and underserved areas in southeastern Arizona. Areas of particular interest to him included community oriented primary care, migrant laborer health care, health education and folk medicine including herbal folk remedies and curanderismo. This collection contains Ortiz correspondence from over a 35-year period (1969-2004) as well as documents corresponding to each of the topics mentioned above including extensive documentation relating to the Mobile Health Program. The collection also includes Dr. Ortiz’s U.S. Surgeon General Medallion. 
 Repository:  University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections 
 Subjects:  Community Health Services | Medical Education | Health Services Accessibility | Medically Underserved Areas | Traditional medicine | Mobile Health Units | Primary Health Care | Rural Health Services 
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