Springfield, VA

Director of Health Equity, Families USA

Represented: Patients, Caregivers, and Patient Advocates

Sinsi Hernández-Cancio is the Director of Health Equity at Families USA, where she leads the organization’s efforts to advance health equity and reduce healthcare disparities across all of its issue areas. She has worked in the field of health policy for more than a decade and has a longstanding commitment to advancing social justice and fighting for the rights of people of color, especially vulnerable women and children. Prior to joining Families USA, she advised two Puerto Rico governors on health policy and developed and advanced policy strategies for the Service Employees International Union’s health care branch, in addition to running one of SEIU’s healthcare reform campaigns. She has appeared on Univision, CNN Español, and Telemundo, and has been widely quoted in both print and radio. She is a graduate of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and New York University School of Law.

Hernández-Cancio served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research from Fall 2015 - Spring 2018

Conflicts of Interest

As of February 6, 2015

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