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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.

Anabell Castro-Thompson, MSN, RN, ANP-C, FAAN

Dan SuarezAnabell Castro Thompson’s work features a practice focused on integrating concepts related to access to care and cultural competence to facilitate delivery of culturally congruent care. In her current role, Anabell serves as Vice President at Equality Health. Here she oversees implementation of an innovative model of care which is poised to transform healthcare delivery to the Hispanic community by providing an integrated technology and services platform, culturally competent physician network, culturally competent models of care, Spanish language services and patient engagement platforms via mobile devices.

Determined to bridge health care disparities, Anabell previously created and implemented a program which influenced the delivery of timely palliative care and hospice interventions to the Hispanic community, and actively participated in building and managing innovative programs and strategic initiatives with Susan G. Komen- Arizona which enhanced education of breast self-awareness messaging and guaranteed equality in diagnostic and treatment options for the uninsured and underinsured.

For her many efforts, Castro Thompson is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2015 University of Arizona Alumni –“Young Professional Achievement Award”, the Valle del Sol Inc. 2011 “Latino Excellence in Health and Science Award”, the 2010 National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) “Janie Menchaca Wilson Award”, the 2010 Arizona State University- Los Diablos Hispanic Alumni “Horquilla Award”, and the 2007 Global Caring Nurses Foundation “Leadership Award” among others. Anabell lectures on cultural competence and has scholarly publications on the subject. She has been selected for Fellowship into the American Academy of Nursing, October 2016.




2017 Annual Meeting


2017 Annual Conference
July 18-21, 2017
Phoenix, AZ


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