Capital’s nursing program was well represented at a May 29th forum on health disparities in Hartford and sponsored by the University of Connecticut Health Center.
Dr. Marie Spivey, Vice President, Health Equity for the Connecticut Hospital Association and Dr. Cindy Adams, Capital Community College Director of Nursing, attended UCONN Health Center Health Disparities Institute Program on Pursuit of Health Equity through Social Justice, Human Rights and Community Activism held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT . Dr. Spivey, a board member emerita of the College’s Foundation & Advisory Council, is an alumna of CCC’s nursing program.
At the Health Disparities Institute program world renowned Dr. Adewale Troutman spoke on the need for Policy change to ensure health equity for all Americans. He addressed the necessity of forming a movement at the local and state level to advocate for the basic human right of health. Marie and Cindy were invited to a round table discussion to assess Connecticut’s progress and challenges in the coming decade.