Photo 1 (L-R): Michael Griffin, President/CEO, Daughters of Charity Health Centers; Nicole Cooper, DrPH, MPH, UnitedHealthcare VP of Social Responsibility; Dinah James, Daughters of Charity Health Centers Care Fellowship client; Joe Ochipinti, CEO, UnitedHealthcare-Gulf States. Photo 2: Daughters of Charity Health Centers Care Fellowship Community Health Workers (L-R) Lawyer Winfield, Rosalyn Mariano, Sister Irma Vargas, Tysheka Mosely, Joy Edwards, Shawanda Chapman, Zwena Moore-Randolph, Bryan Refsland, and Martinque Higgins.
(NEW ORLEANS - May 20, 2019) All the pieces for building a healthier community came together as leadership from UnitedHealthcare announced a $1 million grant to continue support of the Daughters of Charity Health Centers Care Fellowship. The initiative, which launched in 2018 with a $1.5 million grant from UnitedHealthcare, is part of the company’s Empowering Health commitment to make an impact on the health of communities by providing significant funding to address social determinants of health in high-risk and high-need areas.
For more information about the impactful work currently being done through the Care Fellowship initiative to help the underserved of our community, or to hear the story of one of the Community Health Workers, visit the UnitedHealthcare Newsroom at https://newsroom.uhc.com/community/community-health-workers-LA.html.