The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association:


Standing Committee on Diversity, Health Equity & Inclusion

The Standing Committee on Diversity, Health Equity & Inclusion shall advise MHA's Board of Trustees and staff on strategies, initiatives, data, and partnerships that will advance diversity, cultural competency, health equity and inclusion among our healthcare workforce and institutions.
ChairJoseph R. Betancourt, M.D., MPH
SVP, Equity & Community Health
Massachusetts General Hospital
ChairKevin B. Churchwell, M.D.
President & CEO
Boston Children's Hospital
 Maureen Banks, DNP, R.N.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
 Patrick M. Borek
V.P., Human Resources
Berkshire Health Systems
 Brenda W. Brassard
VP, Human Resources
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
 Douglas S. Brown, Esq.
President, Community Hospitals & CAO
UMass Memorial Health
 Rosa Colon-Kolacko, Ph.D., MBA, SHRM-SCP
VP & Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Wellforce, Inc.
 Michael J. Dandorph, MHA
President & CEO
Wellforce, Inc.
 Sherry Dong
Dir, Cmmty Health Imprv Prgrm
Tufts Medical Center
 Ildemaro Gonzalez, MBA
VP, Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
 Thea L. James, M.D., FACEP
V.P., Mission & Assoc. CMO
Boston Medical Center
 Mark A. Keroack, M.D., MPH
President & CEO
Baystate Health, Inc.
 Alden M. Landry, M.D., MPH
Assistant Dean
Harvard Medical School
 Joanne Marqusee
EVP & Chief Integration Officer
Wellforce, Inc.
 David E. Phelps, MBA
President & CEO
Berkshire Health Systems
 Thaddeaus Thompson
Chief Diversity Equity & Inclusion Officer
Martha's Vineyard Hospital
 Steve Walsh
President & CEO
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
 Valerie L. Ward, M.D., MPH
Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer
Boston Children's Hospital
 Louis J. Woolf
President & CEO
Hebrew SeniorLife
 Valerie Fleishman, MBA
Senior VP, Chief Innovation Officer
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association