Membership Committee


Miguel Angel Cano, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Director, Epidemiology Doctoral Program
Department of Epidemiology
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC 5-488
Miami, FL  33199

Alice Cepeda, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Social Work
University of Southern California
1149 S. Hill Street, Suite 360
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 821-6464


Erika Smith, MBA, MPH

Project Administrator
USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
University of Southern California
1150 South Olive Street, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90015-2483


Our Members


Currently, the NHSN has members across the United States and abroad.
The membership categories include:

  • Research Scientist or International Research Scientist
  • Early Career Scientist or International Early Career Scientist
  • Graduate Students or International Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Student or International Undergraduate Student
  • Research Partners
  • Federal Liaison
  • Emeritus Members

Wish to become a member?  Click here!

(New members: Please wait until you receive confirmation of membership acceptance to pay membership dues)

Membership Dues

The National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN) has recently focused its efforts to develop plans for sustainability due to current funding climate affecting support available through the National Institutes of Health for its activities. Effective 2020, membership fees have been instituted as follows:

Undergraduate/Graduate Student


Early Career Scientist


Research Scientist




Undergraduate/Graduate Student


Early Career Scientist


Research Scientist














NHSN membership will ensure your continued access to the strongest scientific network of scientists, mentors, and collaborators with the common interest. It will provide discounted registration fees at the annual conference and eligibility for travel award requests. Please feel free to contact the membership committee at should you have any questions regarding the membership criteria and fees.

Membership Dues:

The membership dues payment option has changed, please note it is a DIFFERENT link from conference registration.

Step 1: You must have your credit card linked to a PayPal Account.

Step 2: Click here National Hispanic Science Association Inc PayPal 

Step 3: Choose Send

Step 4: Log into your PayPal Account

Step 5: Enter the amount of your annual dues (as listed above)

Step 7: Under Notes enter: Year NHSN Membership Dues-Your Name(ex: 2021 NHSN Membership Dues - Jane Doe)

Step 8: Choose the account you want to pay with

Step 9: Choose Send Payment Now

Step 10: You will receive an email receipt from PayPal for verification of payment.

PayPal will send an email to with the notification the payment was received. 

*Note: We are unable to accept check payments.

Updating a Personal Member Page

NHSN members: Send any updates for your profile information to Melissa Prestwood at

Find a Member

Only those members in good standing and having paid their membership dues are listed here.