This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Maria Borrero, Founding Director Of Hispanic Health Council In Hartford, Conn., Has Been Named A Cigna GO YOU Award Designee. The Hispanic Health Council Gets $20,000 In Her Honor. (Photo: Cigna Corporation)

Cigna (NYSE: CI) has designated Maria Borrero, founding director of the Hispanic Health Council (HHC), its third GO YOU Award nominee. The nomination comes with a Cigna Foundation grant of $20,000 for the charity.
Maria Borrero, founding director of Hispanic Health Council in Hartford, Conn., has been named a Cig ...

Maria Borrero, founding director of Hispanic Health Council in Hartford, Conn., has been named a Cigna GO YOU Award designee. The Hispanic Health Council gets $20,000 in her honor. (Photo: Cigna Corporation)

The Hispanic Health Council, based in Hartford, Conn., works to improve the health and social well-being of Latinos and other diverse communities though programs that address the health disparities that impact the Latino community.

Borrero led the drive to address the barriers Latinos face in health care situations in response to a tragedy, the 1973 death of 8-month-old Rosa Maria Rivera. Rosa Maria’s mother had sought help for her ill daughter at Hartford hospitals, but felt that, because she could not speak English well, the gravity of the child’s illness was not realized. Rosa Maria died of dehydration before she could get the help she needed.

Spurred on by the loss of Rosa Maria, Maria Borrero formed the Puerto Rican Health Committee, a precursor to the Hispanic Health Council. In 1978, the HCC was born and Borrero became its first director. She partnered with anthropologists Stephen and Jean Schensul, who researched the issues in the community that affect health care, and they worked with hospitals to come up with solutions.

“Cigna is committed to eliminating health disparities so all of our customers can get the help and support they need,” said David Cordani, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cigna, a global health service company, and member of the Cigna Foundation board of directors. “Maria's vision exemplifies what Cigna's GO YOU Award is all about. Her work through the Hispanic Health Council demonstrates the impact a single individual can make to help improve the health and well-being of an entire community, and we are proud to support the Council's efforts to meaningfully address health disparities.”

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.19 -1.04%
FB $118.06 0.54%
GOOG $695.70 0.48%
TSLA $222.56 -4.20%
YHOO $36.00 -0.03%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,651.26 -99.65 -0.56%
S&P 500 2,051.12 -12.25 -0.59%
NASDAQ 4,725.6390 -37.5850 -0.79%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs