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Caribbean American Healthcare Awards

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Claudette Powell (left) with honoree Dorrice Gordon and Dana Sherwin.
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Claudette Powell (left) smiles for the camera with Jacqueline Nichols and Kevin Williams.
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Claudette Powell (left) snaps a photo with honoree Stephen S. Carryl and Alley Olivier.
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Claudette Powell (left), Michelle L. Alexander, and Dana Sherwin at Caribbean American Healthcare Awards.
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Claudette Powell (left) takes a congratulatory photo with honoree Stanlee Richards and Kevin Williams.
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Claudette Powell (left) honoree Angela Cooper, and Alley Olivier are all smiles at the Caribbean American Healthcare Awards.
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Claudette Powell (left), Dr. Trevor Dixon and Dana Sherwin.
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Claudette Powell (left), Clifford Young, and Kevin Williams.
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Hilma Young (center) beams happiness after receiving her Caribbean American Healthcare award with Claudette (left) and Alley Olivier.
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Claudette Powell (left), Louis Dwinell Camilien, and Kevin Williams were all smiles at the Caribbean Healthcare Awards.
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Recipient Novlet Davis (center), Claudette Powell (left) and Kevin Williams at the Caribbean Life Newspaper
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All smiles at the Caribbean American Healthcare Awards Claudette Powell (left), Lt. Col. Glennie L. Millard, Alley Olivier .
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Honoree Ingrid Walker-Descartes with Claudette Powell (left), Ingrid Walker-Descartes and Dana Sherwin.
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Claudette Powell (left), Claudette V. Gordon, and Kevin Williams at the Caribbean Healthcare Awards.
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Claudette Powell (left), Curlean Duncan-Britton and Alley Olivier at the Caribbean Healthcare Awards at the Grand Prospect Hall.
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Major Sharon Sweeting-Lindsey is all smiles as she takes a photo with Claudette Powell (left) and Dana Sherwin.
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Claudette Powell (left), Nancy Hagans and Alley Olivier showing off their pearly whites at the Caribbean Healthcare Awards.
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Honoree Judith M. Lewis, Claudette Powell (left) and Kevin Williams.
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Claudette Powell (left), Patricia Ann McLean and Dana Sherwin.
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Dr. Donna-Marie E. Manasseh shows off her mega watt smile after receiving her Caribbean American Award.
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Claudette Powell, Lorna Lee Ho-Sang-Davidson, and Alley Olivier at the Caribbean American Healthcare Awards.
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Claudette Powell (left), Karen M. Jemmott, and Alley Olivier.
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Honoree Henry R. Paul (center) , Claudette Powell (left) and Alley Olivier.
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Claudette Powell (left), Carmen Rivera Centeno and Alley Olivier.
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Community News Group celebrates Caribbean Americans in healthcare

People: Thirty four honorees were feted at the Grand Prospect Hall in Park Slope for their achievments in healthcare. Check out our story and slideshow. Comment

Michelle L. Alexander: Applies the law in a healthy way

Trinidad and Tobago: Eager to make a difference in the future of the legal system. Comment

Ena Bailey: Semi-retired but still cares for others

Jamaica: Baily is the founder of Carelink which employs 300 nurses, home health and personal care aides in the five boroughs and Long Island. Comment

Angela Cooper: Loves helping others

People: Cooper helps organize events for community-based organizations across Brooklyn. Comment

Dr. Clifford Young: Caring for the indigent fulfills his life

St Vincent: Dr. Young says impoverished people without health insurance don’t get the same kind of attention, and that he considers it a privilege to be part of their preventive care. Comment

Genevieve Cadet: Honors her dad’s dental legacy in Haiti

Haiti: Cadet is the project director of the Fondation Max Cadet, a community based dental clinic created in Haiti to honor her father, Max Cadet, who was a dentist. Comment

Dr. Henry Paul: A man on a medical mission

Haiti: Dr. Paul travels annually to Haiti to provide healthcare in the Ft. Liberte area. Comment

Dr. Ingrid Walker-Descartes: ‘Community pediatrics’ approach to healthcare

Jamaica: Caring for and protecting children is “a flame I have never been able to put out!” Comment

Jacqueline Nichols: Life is a journey, not a destination

People: This retired Lt. Col U.S. Army Nurse is chair of the Nursing Department at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Comment

Dr. Louis Camilien: Brings a smile to the faces of his patients

Haiti: Dr. Camillien enjoys bringing happiness — and new lives — into the world. Comment

Nancy Hagans: Taking care of people comes naturally

Haiti: Hagans began taking care of children when she was a child. Comment

Phyllis Lynn: Found her calling in women’s health

Jamaica: Lynn has helped deliver nearly 3,000 babies as a midwife. Comment

Judith Lewis: Teaches the next generation of nurses

St Vincent: Lewis teachers her students at Medgar Evers College to “seize the moment.” Comment

Dr. Trevor Dixon: Jamaican doctor gives back to his homeland

Jamaica: Dr. Dixon helped obtain ultrasounds for Jamaican hospitals and trained professionals in how to use the life-saving diagnostic tool for trauma patients. Comment

Dr. Margaret Sukhram: Health educator and advocate

Guyana: Sukhram is a founding member of the Caribbean American Medical And Scientific Association, and serves on numerous advisory boards and committees. Comment

Stanlee Richards: Dedicated to caring for fragile patients

Puerto Rico: Ms. Richards has worked in health care for more than 40 years and is the director of nursing at Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility. Comment

Blossom Ferguson: Passionate about caring for others

Jamaica: Ferguson dreamed of becoming a nurse as a child and has a passion to care for the sick. Comment

Carmen Rivera: A fighter for the voiceless

Health: Her union work ignites the social activst inside her. Comment

Curlean Duncan-Britton: A strong patient advocate

Jamaica: Duncan-Britton has been helping children since sheher grade school days in Florida. Comment

Derrice Gordon: Mentor and health educator

Guyana: Her “Ready to Pass” program helps nursing students prepare — and pass — their state exams. Comment

Lt. Col. Glennie Millard: Caregiver for the vulnerable

Honduras: Her hard-working parents taught her to dream big — and she did. Comment

Hilma Young: Serves patients with the utmost care

Jamaica: Inspired by a family friend, she embarked on a career that has spanned almost three decades. Comment

Dr. Jacqueline Gulstone: Changing health behaviors in our communities

Jamaica: Her medical trips have taken her to Jamaica, Haiti, and Guyana, which received more than 500 hospital beds and medical equipment thanks to her efforts. Comment

Karen Jemmott: A health and wellness advocate

Trinidad and Tobago: Jemmott has made a career of disease prevention. Comments (1)

Novlet E. Davis: Service to the underserved population

Jamaica: Nursing allows her to be selfless and make others her priority. Comment

Major Sharon Sweeting-Lindsey: Passionate about health and nutrition

Barbados: Sweeting Lindsey has a passion for nutrition. Comment

Dr. Claudette V. Gordon: A role model for nurses

Jamaica: Tells her students that ‘knowledge is power.” Comments (3)

Denise C. Soares: Makes history at Harlem Hospital

Jamaica: She has spent a lifetime in the profession she loves. Comment

Lorna Hylton-Webb: Serves difficult patients with patience

Jamaica: A high-school teacher who chose nursing as a second career. Comment

Maj. Lorna Lee Hosang-Davidson: Proud to be a nurse

Jamaica: Has served her country for more tan 25 years. Comment

Patricia McLean: Lifetime of care for the elderly

Trinidad and Tobago: . Patricia established the Marjorie Anita Andrews Nursing Scholarship to honor her late mother. Comment

Rozella Limerick: Works beyond the call of duty

Antigua: Has always been taking care of someone. Comment

Dr. Orville Dave Palmer: Doc on call in St. Kitts and Jamaica

St Kitts and Nevis: Ear, nose, and throat surgeon Dr. Orville Dave Palmer runs the ENT Department at Harlem Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital. Comment

Dr. Stephen Samuel Carryl: An effective surgeon and medical leader

Guyana: The first surgeon in Brooklyn to perform a robotic gastric bypass. Comment

Dr. Donna-Marie E. Manasseh: As mighty as an oak

Health: Her field chose her. Comment

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