Catherine Wagner, EdD

Dr. Wagner is the Managing Partner of Health & Equity, LLC which is a Minority Owned Business Enterprise in CT.  She also holds the position of Vice President of Education & Health Information for the Connecticut State Medical Society.  Dr. Wagner spearheads the health equity initiatives for the medical society and has publish research on identifying and targeting interventions to reduce health disparities.  She created a systemic five-step model to facilitate organizational change to deliver culturally and linguistically appropriate services as a fundamental value and life-long commitment to organizational growth.  Additional professional experience includes providing technical assistance to state agencies and non­profit organizations for the development and evaluation of service based learning for prehealth professional students, continuing medical education programs for practitioners, and related strategic planning for statewide impact regarding the elimination of health disparities.  Catherine received the Excellence in Leadership Award by the State Department of Public Health for her work with the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership.  She is long-time volunteer as the Public Health Advisor for the Haitian Health Ministries.