Our Leadership

Barbara Fain, Executive Director

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Barbara Fain was appointed executive director of the Betsy Lehman Center in December 2013. She also serves on the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and is adjunct faculty at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Read full bio

M.E. Malone, Deputy Director

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M.E. Malone joined the Betsy Lehman Center in 2014. She works with state agencies, the provider community, consumers and other stakeholders to research and develop policy approaches to ensuring that patients in Massachusetts receive high-quality, safe care in all settings.  Read full bio

Samantha Bissell, Executive Administrator

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Communications

Susan Carr, Editor, Patient Safety Beat
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Kim Le, Communications and Content Manager
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Elizabeth Straub, Communications Director
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Michelle Woodward, Communications and Outreach Manager
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Policy and Programming

Lisa Conley, Director of Policy
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Jackie Ewuoso, Program Manager
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Linda Kenney, Director of Peer Support Programs
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Alexandra Zhang, Project Coordinator
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Research

Natalia Ciesielska, Data Analyst
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Julia Prentice, Director of Research and Analysis
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For general information, email betsylehmancenter@massmail.state.ma.us or call 617-701-8271.

Board Members

Maura Healey
Attorney General

Marylou Sudders
Secretary of Health and Human Services

Edward Palleschi
Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
Ray Campbell
Executive Director of the Center for Health Information and Analysis