Cambridge Health Alliance

Special Act of the Massachusetts Legislature, Chapter 147 of the Acts of 1996.  Cambridge Municipal Code, Chapter 2.72.

Cambridge Health Alliance is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the City Manager of Cambridge, MA. Members volunteer their time and expertise to further the mission, vision, and values of Cambridge Health Alliance. The Board addresses all aspects of the health of the City.

19 members (including representation from the medical profession, two City employees, 10 Cambridge residents, 4 Somerville residents, 1 Everett resident and the Chief Executive Officer of the Cambridge Health Alliance). 

3  years

Meetings: Link to Cambridge Health Alliance Calendar

For most updated list, visit:

Carol Van Deusen Lukas, Chair
Joshua Posner, Vice Chair

Barbara Anthony, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Business and Government
Moacir Barbosa, Assistant Director for Training & Capacity Building, Health Resources in Action (HRiA)
Robina Bhasin, EdM, Director of Faculty Development and Diversity at BU School of Medicine
David Bor, MD, Chief Academic Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance
Louis DePasquale, Assistant City Manager for Fiscal Affairs/Finance Director, City of Cambridge
Bill Hart, Executive Director, Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office
Madge Kaplan, Director of Communications, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Katharine Kosinski, MD, Physician
Steve Manos, Senior Vice President and COO, Brandeis University
Gerald McCue, Executive Director for Administration and Finance, Chelsea Public Schools System
Kathleen McGilvray, Director of Investment, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC)
Paula Paris, Deputy Director for JFYNetWorks
Ellen Semonoff, Assistant City Manager of Human Services for the City of Cambridge
Maxwell D. Solet, Member of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, Boston
Patrick Wardell, Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance
Cathy Wirth, Project Manager, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures

Connie Young, Ph. 617-665-1001

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager