Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board serves to provide on-going consultation, support and guidance to the initiative. The Board is composed of experts in areas critical to the success of the TEAM UP Initiative, including clinical, operational, policy, evaluation, and consumer/patient representation.

Board Members

Russ Phillips, MD

Director of the Center for Primary Care and the William Applebaum Professor of Medicine and Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Lauren Smith, MD, MPH

Chief Health Equity and Strategy Officer
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation

Lissette Blondet, EdM

Executive Director
Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers

Donna Cohen Ross, BA

Independent Consultant

Susan Dargon-Hart, LICSW

Vice President of Clinical Health Affairs
Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Richard Frank, PhD

Senior Fellow and Director of The Schaeffer Initiative on Health Policy at the Brookings Institute; Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School

Kate Ginnis, MSW, MPH

Senior Policy Advisor
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Josh Greenberg, JD

Vice President of Government Relations
Boston Children’s Hospital

Kimberly Hoagwood, PhD

Cathy and Stephen Graham Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine

Sue Kaufman, MS

Independent Consultant

Parinda Khatri, PhD

Chief Executive Officer
Cherokee Health Systems

Laurel Leslie, MD

Vice President of Research, American Board of Pediatrics;
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Cindy Mann, JD

Manatt Health

Benjamin Miller, PsyD

Independent Consultant 

Pam Sager, JD

Executive Director
Massachusetts Parent Professional Advocacy League 

Marylou Sudders, MSW

Senior Policy Advisor
Smith, Costello & Crawford

John Weisz, PhD

Professor of Psychology
Harvard University

Larry Wissow, MD

Division Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital Raisbeck Professor and Head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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