Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center

The Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center is advised by a 16 member council appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth. The council consists of representatives of various disciplines and affiliations, as mandated in the legislation, each serving a three-year term, and designed to give wide ranging and detailed perspectives in regards to issues facing health care workforce development and retention.

Health Care Workforce Council Appointees:

Statutory Council

Position

Appointee

Name

  1. Representative of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association

 

 

Carolyn R. Blanks

  1. Physician with primary care specialty who practices in rural area

 

Brian T. Burke, MD

 

 

  1. Physician with primary care specialty who practices in an urban area

 

Jacqueline Spain, MD

 

  1. Physician with a medical sub-specialty

Vacant

  1. Advance practice nurse, authorized under said section 80B of said chapter 112, who practices in a rural area

Nancy Langman ARNP, MS, MPH, DNP (C), BC

 

  1. Advance practice nurse, authorized under said section 80B of said chapter 112, who practices in an urban area

 

Tarma J. Johnson, FNP, BC

 

 

  1. Representative of the MA Org of Nurse Executive

Marita Prater, MS, RN

 

  1. Representative of the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians

 

Dennis Dimitri, M.D., MAAFP

  1. Representative of the Mass Workforce Board Association

Vacant

 

  1. Representative of the Massachusetts MA League of CHC, Inc.

 

Vacant

 

  1. Representative of the Massachusetts

Medical Society

Elaine B. Kirshenbaum, MPH,

 

  1. Representative of the Massachusetts Nursing Association

 

Jo-Ann Fergus, RN

 


This information is provided by the Health Care Workforce Center within the Department of Public Health.

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