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Joaquín Carcaño


Joaquín Carcaño is a 27-year-old transgender man who works at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“UNC-CH”) at the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease.  The project that he coordinates provides medical education and services such as HIV testing to the Latino/a population.  Prior to his job at UNC, Mr. Carcaño served in the U.S. Peace Corps. as a Community Health Promoter in rural Andean Peru, where he facilitated a teen health program and vaccination campaigns.