Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the strategic direction and providing overall governance of our Collaborative.

Members of the CTC-RI Board of Directors meet in 2015

Patrick Tigue, MPP, Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner
Kristin Sousa, Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Peter Hollmann, MD, Brown Medicine (President)
Elizabeth Lange, MD, FAAP, Coastal Medical / Waterman Pediatrics (Vice President)
Noah Benedict, MHL, RI Primary Care Physician Corp. (Treasurer)

John Minichiello, MBA, Integra Community Care Network

Larry Warner, DrPH, United Way of Rhode Island (Secretary)

Institutional Members
Raj Hazarika, MD, SM, Tufts Health Plan
Barry Fabius, MD, CMD, FACP, UnitedHealthcare
Christopher Ottiano, MD, Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
Matthew J. Collins, MD, MBA, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of RI

Provider Representatives
Michelle Anvar, MD, Brown Medicine
Hugo Yamada, MD, Charter Care Medical Associates
David  Bourassa, MD, Thundermist Health Center (FQHC)
Sarah Fessler, MD, East Bay Community Action Program (FQHC)

Denise Coppa, PhD, MS, NP, Rhode Island Hospital / Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Amy Nunn, MS, ScD, Open Door Health (Primary Care, LGBTQ+)

Laura A. Stanton, MD, Lifespan / The Miriam Hospital (IBH)

Beatta Nelken, MD, Jenks Park Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Eugenio Fernandez Jr., PharmD, MBA, MPH, Asthenis (Pharmacy)

Hospital Representatives
Steven Lampert, MD, MBA, Lifespan Physician Group

At Large Representatives
Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Maureen Maigret, RN, BS, MPA, Self-Employed Health/Aging Services Consultant

Patient Advocate
Deborah Masland, RI Parent Information Network  

Employer Representatives
Sarah Mangiarelli, CPA, WB Community Health
Al Charbonneau, MPS, Rhode Island Business Group on Health
Thomas Bledsoe, MD, FACP, Brown Medicine


Our Mission

The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.