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Caribbean American Healthcare Awards

Caribbean Life honors 32 healthcare professionals

Health: Caribbean Life and Community News Group celebrated 32 Caribbean American healthcare professionals during its fourth annual Caribbean American Healthcare Awards ceremony at Paradise Catering Hall on June 22. Comment

Marcia Cole-Saunders, MPA

Jamaica: Jamaican-born Marcia Cole Saunders has been in the health care field for 23 years. Family friend Registered Nurse Merle Warren, a previous Healthcare Award recipient, directed Cole-Saunders to Brownsville Development Corporation. This became her first U.S. job after she immigrated to the United States when she was 35. Comment

Patricia A. Britton, HHA

Health: Patricia Britton was born in Trinidad, trained in the sewing arts and immigrated at the age of 20. She worked as a technical designer and seamstress for 15 years. Comment

Dr. Rhonda N. Cambridge-Phillip, MD, MPH, CHC

Trinidad and Tobago: Born and raised in Brooklyn, Dr. Rhonda Cambridge-Phillip is the daughter of parents who emigrated from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Comment

Claudette D. Powell, RN, BSN, MA

People: Claudette Powell, a registered professional nurse who has served in a wide array of specialties. Her career and experience span over twenty years in home healthcare administration encompassing hospitals and community based programs. Comment

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