Anabell Castro Thompson, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN, FAANP

Senior Vice President, Health Equity

Anabell Castro Thompson is a Nurse Practitioner and Senior Vice President of Health Equity at Equality Health. In her role, she oversees the cultural care model and approach to social determinants of health. Working closely with key stakeholders in the community, Anabell has pioneered innovative, replicable, and sustainable Cultural Care Models that establish Equality Health as a trusted resource among patients and providers alike.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Anabell’s leadership exemplifies sustained commitment towards improving healthcare for Latino and underserved communities. Determined to bridge health care disparities, she is responsible for building and managing innovative programs and strategic initiatives which heighten engagement, improve outcomes, and decrease costs.

A 20-year healthcare veteran and Latino advocate, Anabell is a former President of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and serves on multiple national boards. She is best known for her work in health equity, end of life care, climate health, cultural care models, and the intersectionality of medical health and the social determinants of health. She is a renowned speaker on these subjects.

Anabell has been recognized for her contributions by multiple national organizations including the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), R.A.I.N. Total Care, the National Association of Distinguished Professionals, the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), the Valle Del Sol- Profiles of Success Excellence in Health and Science, and Azteca America. She has been honored as a distinguished alumna by both her alma maters—the University of Arizona and Arizona State University.