Health Education

Prevention & Promotion Inc. (HEPP)

Health Education, Prevention & Promotion, Inc. (HEPP) is a community-based organization, committed to reducing health disparities and dedicated to changing and saving lives through education, screening and support.


Come join us and win the fight to achieve health equity for all

How we help

HEPP staff has extensive experience working with the uninsured and underinsured individuals from diverse racial and ethnic minority groups in Miami-Dade and Broward County.  HEPP’s goals and objectives are focused on improving quality of life, reducing health disparities, and alleviating the burden of disability and death from diabetes, cancer, heart disease/stroke, and other chronic diseases/illness.




Empowerment & Support

LEADERS IN HEALTH EDUCATION ....................................................

Health Education Prevention & Promotion, Inc. (HEPP) develops and promotes programs aimed at improving health of racial and ethnic minority population living in South Florida. Our unique approach of education is based on developing trust among participants and the element of repetition.


Our programs and services aim to improve the health and the quality of life of all persons in minority communities in South Florida who have or are at risk of having diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases.


Our ultimate goal is to reduce the burden of disability and death from diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases through education, prevention and early detection.

Our founders


Pascale D Auguste

Founder and Executive Director

Pascale D Auguste, RN, BSN is a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience in health administration and over 15 years of experience in public health.  Ms. Auguste has worked extensively with the Haitian community and also with the African American and the Caribbean-American communities of…


Patricia Moise Dorcius

Co-Founder and Program Director

Patricia Moise Dorcius MD, MPH, MCHES is a physician in Haiti who has achieved a Masters in Public Health at Florida International University (FIU) and obtained her Masters as a Health Education Specialist (MCHES) . Her ability to communicate with the members of the community especially the Haitian…


Pierre Denizé


Pierre Denizé was a diabetic for many years and developed many of the complications of diabetes including hypertension, heart disease and kidney failure. As co-founder of the organization Mr. Denizé hoped that by telling his story and by educating and promoting others to develop healthy habits he could…

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