Dr. Vazquez’s Honors

Recipient of Premio Montecinos UASDĀ 2006
Awarded to Dominicans who have excelled in the promotion of the sciences in other countries

APA Fellowship recipient – Minority Fellowship Program Program 1977-1980

Director and Principal Investigator 1985-1992 NIMH Grant # MH18292, Clinical Internship with Hispanic Emphasis training for pre and postdoctoral psychology students

Office of Multicultural Affairs, New York State Regional Office of Mental Health Grants. 1991-1992 Self Help Group Development Program for Hispanic Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Relatives.

APA Minority Fellowship – Second Annual Achievement Award for Teaching and Training – Boston, MA 1990

Nassau County Medical Center Psychology Internship Program Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Career Achievement 1990

Listed in Who is Who of American Women 1991

Clinical Excellence Award – Bellevue Hospital Center Department of Psychiatry 1993

Fellow Academy of Clinical Psychology (#0677) 1996

NYSPA Distinguished Service Award for Excellent Service 2003

APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training 2003

Citation of Honor presented by Claire Shulman, President Borough of Queens. Hispanic Heritage Celebration of Queens. 1996

Citation of Honor for Cultural Development to the Community – Presented by Rebeca Sosa, Mayor West Miami. 1997

100 Hispanic Women in El Museo Del Barrio Oct. 12, 1997 Hispanic Heritage Month

Recognition for Education and Teaching- El Diario de La Mujer, Miami, Florida. 1997

Recognition as One of the Most Outstanding Women El Mes Internacional de la Mujer 1997

El Diario-La Prensa, New York. Leadership and Community Service Award Sixth Annual Latin Heritage Month Harlem Hospital, New York. 1997

Recipient Hispanic Entrepreneur Award Hispanic Magazine and Johnson & Johnson 998

William Paterson University Latin American Heritage Month Presentation 1999

Recipient of The Welcome Back Award for Community Service For work on behalf of the Latino Clinically Depressed 2000

Recipient of The Rafael Tavares Award For Excellent Community Service Association of Hispanic Mental Health Providers 2001