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
The Commonwealth Fund
 Pratt Norton Wiley, Esq.
President & CEO
The Partnership, Inc.
 Brenda W. Brassard
VP, Human Resources
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
 Douglas S. Brown, Esq.
President, Community Hospitals & CAO
UMass Memorial Health
 Allison S. Bryant, M.D., MPH
Sr. Medical Director for Health Equity
Massachusetts General Hospital
 Rosa Colon-Kolacko, Ph.D., MBA, SHRM-SCP
VP & Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Tufts Medicine
 Natalie Cook
Chief Human Resources Officer
Sturdy Health
 Sherry Dong
Dir, Cmmty Health Imprv Prgrm
Tufts Medical Center
 Alice D. Hall
VP, Human Resources
Milford Regional Medical Center
 Tyonne D. Hinson, DRPH, MSN, RN, NE-BC
SVP & Chief Diversity, Health Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Baystate Health, Inc.
 Thea L. James, M.D., FACEP
V.P., Mission & Assoc. CMO
Boston Medical Center
 Alden M. Landry, M.D., MPH
Assistant Dean
Harvard Medical School
 Juan Fernando Lopera
Chief of Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Beth Israel Lahey Health, Inc.
 Charles W. Redd, MS, R.N.
DEI Officer
Berkshire Health Systems
 Assaad J. Sayah, M.D., FACEP
Chief Executive Officer
Cambridge Health Alliance
 Virgilio Velez, R.N.
DEI Program Officer
Lawrence General Hospital
 Steve Walsh
President & CEO
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
 Valerie L. Ward, M.D., MPH
SVP, Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer
Boston Children's Hospital
 Louis J. Woolf
President & CEO
Hebrew SeniorLife
 Dionne Wright Poulton, Ph.D.
Head of Diversity, Equity & Belonging and Organizational Learning
Franciscan Children's
 Chioma E. Ezuma-Ngwu
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
 Valerie Fleishman, MBA
Senior VP, Chief Innovation Officer
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association