Community Health | Leadership & Staff

 

Boston Children's Hospital relies on two leadership groups, the Board Committee for Community Service and the Community Advisory Board, to assist the Office of Community Health in implementing the hospital's community mission.

Board Committee for Community Service

Winston Henderson, JD, chair of the Board Committee for Community Service and Current Member of the Board of Trustees, Nano Terra Inc.
Mary McGeown, vice chair of the Board Committee, Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Kris Anderson, chair of the Community Advisory Board, Fenway Community Development Corporation
Dick Argys, Boston Children's Chief Administrative Officer
Kevin Churchwell, MD, Boston Children's President and COO
Sandra L. Fenwick (ex-officio), Boston Children's CEO
Ruth Ellen Fitch, JD, Attorney
Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH,  Robert A. Knox Professor, School of Public Health, Boston University
Robert Gittens, Cambridge Family & Children’s Service
Steven Gortmaker, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health
Jana Karp, Med, Executive Director, Boston Youth Sanctuary
Celeste Lee, Brandeis University
Mary McGeown, Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Shari Nethersole, MD, Boston Children's Executive Director for Community Health
Wendy A. Watson, formerly of State Street Bank
Michael Widmer, formerly of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation
Gregory J. Young, MD, Pediatric Physician's Organization at Boston Children's

 

Community Advisory Board

Kris Anderson, chair of the Community Advisory Board, Fenway Community Development Corporation
Antonette Cabral, Boston Police Department
Jill Carter, EdM, MA, Boston Public Schools
Yi Chin Chen, Friends of the Children-Boston
Lauren Dewey - Platt, Fenway Resident
Patricia Flaherty, Mission Hill Resident
Juan Lopez, Jamaica Plain Resident
Anne McHugh, MS, Child, Adolescent and Family Health Bureau, Boston Public Health Commission
Carol Miranda, JP Tree of Life: Arbol de Vida
Shari Nethersole, MD, Boston Children's Executive Director for Community Health
Margaret M. Noce, Jamaica Plain Coalition: Tree of Life/Arbol de Vida
Alexandra Oliver-Dávila, Sociedad Latina
Andrea Swain, Yawkey Club of Roxbury
May Vaughn, Roxbury Resident
Catherine Vuky, South Cove Community Health Center

Staff

The Office of Community Health is responsible for understanding current and emerging community-identified health needs and how to best address those needs by bringing together hospital and community-based resources.

Shari Nethersole, MD
Executive Director for Community Health
617-919-3059

Tara Agrawal, PhD
Director of Community Investment
 
617-919-3056

Urmi Bhaumik, MBBS, MS, Sc.D
Evaluation Manager
617-919-3065

Ayesha Cammaerts, MBA
Senior Manager of Community Programs
617-919-3066

Jessica Clement
Project Manager
617-919-3061

Jennifer Fine, MPA
Senior Manager of Communications and Projects
617-919-3057

Faye Holder-Niles, MD, MPH
Medical Director for Community Primary Care
617-355-7701

Debbie Lay, MPH
Coordinator of Community Health Initiatives 
617-919-3304

Marisa Otis, MPH
Community Health Program Coordinator
617-919-6116

Rebeckah Orsatti
Business Operations Administrator
617-919-3052

John Riordan, MCRP
Director of Community Relations and Partnerships
617-919-3064

Stacy Walker, MBA
Director of Community Health Planning and Engagement
617-919-3067

 
We are proud to serve a broad and diverse patient population that often comes to us for answers they can't find anywhere else. This top ranking is a credit and a tribute to our extraordinary and deeply committed clinicians, researchers and so many others who dedicate every day to improving and advancing the health and well-being of all children.

Sandra L. Fenwick, CEO

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