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Staff

Eliza Cutler, BSN, RN, NC-BC

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Academic Support Counselor
Nursing

Laura Mesite, EdD

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Laura Mesite is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Brain, Education, and Mind (BEAM) Lab, directed by Dr. Joanna Christodoulou. Laura's research uses educational and cognitive neuroscience methods to explore the identification and remediation of learning disabilities in school-age children,...

Nara Gavini, PhD, MPhil

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Executive Director of Research and Professor
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Dr. Nara Gavini is Executive Director of Research and Professor of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Gavini is responsible for managing and advancing the research and scholarship programs, supporting ongoing research operations, facilitating faculty development, research marketing...

Betsy Cox, RN, MSN, MBA

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Associate Director of Continuing and Professional Development
Continuing and Professional Development

Rachel Renaux

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Web Content Manager
Office of Strategic Communications
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Rachel has an extensive background in writing and editing various forms of content, from news articles to the web. As IHP web content manager, she is responsible for managing new content development initiatives and planning, scheduling, and executing content strategies. She looks forward to...

Michelle Garcia DeOcampo

Michelle Garcia DeOcampo
Program Coordinator
PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
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Michelle Garcia DeOcampo is the Program Coordinator of the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences Program. She joined the MGH Institute in October 2019. Michelle’s education background is in social welfare & globalization. Prior to joining the IHP, she worked in global health & higher education –...

Kaycie Pereira

Kaycie Pereira
Research Administration Coordinator
Research: Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab

Lindsey Lo

Lindsey Lo
Communications Coordinator
Office of Strategic Communications
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Lindsey Lo is Communications Coordinator in the Office of Strategic Communications. She oversees the layout of electronic communications and newsletters, edits the Institute (IHP) Daily News , oversees IHP TV news announcements, creates social media posts, edits the website, and coordinates event...

Hayden Ventresca

Hayden Ventresca
Research Assistant
Research: Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab
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Hayden Ventresca joined the Speech & Feeding Disorder's lab as a research assistant in January 2019. From February – October 2019, she also worked part-time as the IHP’s Research Administration Coordinator before becoming a full-time member of the Speech and Feeding Disorders lab. Hayden earned...

Luella Benn, MEd

Luella Benn
Associate Director for Accessibility Resources
Office of Student and Alumni Services
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Luella Benn comes to the IHP after 14 years of working to improve access and inclusion for students with disabilities in the K-12 setting, both as a special education administrator and a licensed professional school counselor.