Marie M. Spivey

Vice President 
Health Equity, CT. Hospital Association


Dr. Marie M. Spivey serves as the Vice President, Health Equity for the Connecticut Hospital Association. She is a register Nurse, the former Bureau Chief of Community Health for the Connecticut Department of Public Health, chairs the Connecticut Commission on Health Equity, and co-chairs the Health Disparity and Equity Advisory Committee for SustiNet, Connecticut’s universal healthcare coverage plan. She is a Visiting Professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Pediatrics, Community Medicine and Healthcare, the Center of Excellence in Health Disparities research, and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.  During Dr. Spivey’s tenure as Hartford Hospital’s Vice President of Community Involvement, she was responsible for the facility’s expanded participation into the Greater Hartford communities through its Community Benefit programs, and also served as the hospital’s loaned executive and Chief Executive Officer for the Learning Corridor – Hartford’s first 16 acre campus of 4 magnet schools and a performing arts theater.  Dr. Spivey has participated for several years in the New England Minority Health Initiative and co-hosted its largest conference in 2007 in Connecticut.