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Dr. Juan Romagoza, former director of the Clínica del Pueblo

Héctor Méndez-Caratini, Smithsonian Latino Center2004/2014

Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC)

Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC)
Washington, DC, United States

Juan Romagoza arrived in Washington, DC in 1983 as a refugee fleeing El Salvador’s brutal civil war. A former political prisoner and victim of torture, Romagoza led the growth of La Clínica del Pueblo 1987-2007 as it became the most recognized health center in the nation’s capital serving low-income people from local Latino and other immigrant communities.

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  • Title: Dr. Juan Romagoza, former director of the Clínica del Pueblo
  • Creator: Héctor Méndez-Caratini, Smithsonian Latino Center
  • Date Created: 2004/2014
  • Location: Mt. Pleasant, Washington, DC

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