Board of Trustees

Corporate Officers

Honorary Trustees

Holding fiduciary responsibility for the academic integrity and financial health of the MGH Institute, members of the Board of Trustees volunteer their time, resources, and expertise in setting the strategic direction of the Institute, stewarding its resources and furthering its reputation. Members serve staggered, three-year terms. Current membership includes:


Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN, DNP '11, NEA-BC, FAAN, Chair
Chief Nurse Emerita, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Jim Canfield, BA, Vice-Chair
Executive Managing Director, McCall and Almy

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Peter A. D'Arrigo Jr., BS
President, D'Arrigo Brothers Company of Massachusetts

Roya Ghazinouri
Roya Ghazinouri, PT, DPT, MS
Director of Innovation and Ecosystem Partnerships

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Thomas P. Glynn, PhD
Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

John Herman, MD
John Herman, MD
Associate Chief, Department of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital

Michael R. Jaff, MD
Michael R. Jaff, DO
Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Innovation,
Technology, Peripheral Interventions
Boston Scientific

Dr. Robert E. Johnson
Robert E. Johnson, PhD
President, Western New England University


Elizabeth “Trish” Joyce, BS
Foundation and Board Member

Joe Knowles

John H. “Joe” Knowles
CEO of the Institute for Health Metrics

Paula Milone-Nuzzo
Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN
President, MGH Institute of Health Professions

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Anthony Fitzgerald Paredes FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner, CASA Esperanza – Conexiones


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Patricia Palacios, JD
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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Madelyn “Maddy” Pearson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer
Brigham Health


Angelleen Peters-Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive
Barnes-Jewish Hospital


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   Julien Pham, MD
   Founder & Managing Partner at 3CC 

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Meredith Beaton Starr, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist and Integrative Health Coach
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

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Kyle Rabbitt, CPA
Partner, RSM Transaction Advisory Services

Corporate Officers

Paula Milone-Nuzzo, President

Cindy L. Cannon, Treasurer
Executive Director of Finance, Massachusetts General Hospital

Judi S. Greenberg, Secretary
Office of the General Counsel, Mass General Brigham

Atlas D. Evans, Assistant Treasurer
Vice President of Finance and Administration, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Elizabeth Pipes, Assistant Secretary
Chief of Staff for the President, MGH Institute of Health Professions


Honorary Trustees

E. Lorraine Baugh, MS, RN
John M. Connors III, BA
Edith L. Dabney, BA
Alice F. Emerson, PhD
Judith Fong, BA, RN
Nicholas A. Grace, LLP
Julia L. Greenstein, PhD
John V. Guttag, PhD
Matina S. Horner, PhD
Jose de Jesus Rivera
Diana Scott, AB
Carol F. Surkin, MS
Carol M. Taylor, PhD
George Thibault, MD
Deb Weinstein, MD
Jim Wolf, BS
Ellen M. Zane, MA