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)
Maren Batalden, MD, Associated Chief Quality Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance
Robina Bhasin, EdM, Director of Faculty Development and Diversity at BU School of Medicine
Louis DePasquale, Assistant City Manager for Fiscal Affairs/Finance Director, City of Cambridge
Madge Kaplan, Director of Communications, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Mary Jane Kornacki
Katharine Kosinski, MD, Physician
William Lahey, Partner, Anderson & Kreiger LLP
Claire Laporte, Patient Litigation Partner, Foley Hoag LLP
Steve Manos, Senior Vice President and COO, Brandeis University
Danna Mauch, PhD
Gerald McCue, Executive Director for Administration and Finance, Chelsea Public Schools System
Kathleen McGilvray, Director of Investment, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC)
Mark Puleo, Vice President of Client Services, NGP VAN, Inc.
Ellen Semonoff, Assistant City Manager of Human Services for the City of Cambridge
Patrick Wardell, Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance
Cathy Wirth, Project Manager, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures

Contact: Connie Young, Ph. 617-665-1001

Visiting City Hall

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

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager