|Name of Member||Representing||Statutory Requirements|
|Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Chair|
Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
|Massachusetts Department of Public Health||Chairs Council by statute.|
|Derek Brindisi, MPA, RS|
Director of Public Health, City of Worcester
|Massachusetts Public Health Association||This seat is appointed by the Governor from 3 nominations submitted by the Massachusetts Public Health Association. The position must be held by a “non-provider.”|
|Harold Cox, MSSW|
Associate Dean of Public Health Practice,
Boston University School of Public Health
|Non-Public School of Public Health||This seat is appointed by the Governor from among the heads of the non-public schools or programs in public health in the commonwealth or their nominees.|
|Edward Bernstein, MD|
Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Boston University School of Medicine
|Non-Public School of Medicine||This seat is appointed by the Governor from among the heads of the non-public schools of medicine in the commonwealth or their nominees.|
|Meg Doherty, MSN, ANP-BC, MBA|
CEO and Executive Director, Norwell Visiting Nurse and Hospice
|Long Term Care Health Services Provider||A health services provider appointed by the Governor who has expertise in long term care management.|
|Paul Lanzikos, MBA|
Executive Director, North Shore Elder Services, Inc.
|Executive Office of Elder Affairs||Appointed by the Secretary of Elder Affairs.|
Director, Massachusetts Medicare/Medicaid Outreach and Education Program,
Elderly Services of Merrimack Valley
|Health Care for All||This seat is appointed by the Governor from 3 nominations submitted by Health Care For All. The position must be held by a “non-provider.”|
|Jose Rafael Rivera|
Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist,
Central Massachusetts Center for Healthy Communities
|Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers||This seat is appointed by the Governor from 3 nominations submitted by the Massachusetts Community Health Worker Network. The position must be held by a “non-provider.”|
|Michael Kneeland, MD|
Associate Dean for Allied Health and Inter-professional Education,
University of Massachusetts Medical School
|UMass Medical School||Appointed by the Governor from among the chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a list of three nominated by said chancellor.|
|Michael Wong, MD|
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of Infectious Diseases
|Community/ Home Based Care Health Services Provider||A health services provider with expertise in home or community-based care management; appointed by the Governor.|
|John Cunningham, PhD|
Vice President, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and International Relations and Interim CEO, UMassOnline, University of Massachusetts System Office, Boston
|UMass Public Health||Appointed by the Governor from among the dean of the UMass Amherst School of Public Health or Health Sciences list of three nominees|
|Alan Woodward, MD, FACEP|
Previous experience includes President, Emerson Hospital Emergency Physicians, Inc.; Chief of Emergency Services, Emerson Hospital
|Acute Care Health Services Provider||A health services provider with expertise in acute care hospital management; appointed by the Governor.|
|Michele David, MD, MBA, MPH|
Staff Physician, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
|Primary Care Health Services Provider||A health services provider with expertise in primary care medicine or public health nursing; appointed by Governor.|
|Denis Leary, MSW|
Executive Director, Veterans, Inc.
|Executive Office of Veterans’ Affairs||Appointed by the Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs.|
|Meredith Rosenthal, PhD|
Ph.D. Program in Health Policy, Harvard University
|Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors||Appointed by the governor from a list of 3 nominated by the Mass. Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors.|
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