Stephanie Aines, Training and Organizing Coordinator
Steph is an organizer and educator. She trained college and graduate students in organizing for three years, coordinated community service-learning through an AmeriCorps VISTA program, and taught multicultural art and history projects at an after-school program. She is excited to bring her passion for grassroots community engagement into the movement for primary care. At PCP, Steph works closely with chapter leaders to develop goals and strategies that will strengthen the primary care pipeline on their campuses and across the country.
Melissa Gillooly, Executive Director
Melissa has over a decade of experience working and managing large teams in nonprofit healthcare. She earned her MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2011, and previously spent eight years working with the organization Partners In Health (PIH). During her time with PIH she served in several programmatic roles and led the organization's first project in Africa. In Rwanda, Melissa worked with the Ministry of Health to build health facilities and establish comprehensive health services in two rural districts. At Primary Care Progress, Melissa is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s strategic priorities and overseeing its day-to-day operations.
Kathy N. Le, Director of Development
With over eight years of international and local nonprofit experience, Kathy enjoys working for organizations with challenging missions. At Pathfinder International she oversaw a portfolio of reproductive health projects in Bangladesh, India, Egypt, and Azerbaijan. As the Director of Development for the International Institute of New England, she was responsible for building revenue—through proposal development, fundraising, and special events—to support social service programs for refugees and immigrants. At PCP, Kathy leads efforts to diversify funding through stewardship of donors and funders, as well as grant writing. Kathy holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government and a BA in International Relations and English Literature from Brown University.
Andrew Morris-Singer, President and Founder
Dr. Morris-Singer is a physician and former community organizer and trainer, with over 15 years of advocacy experience. In Spring 2009, Andrew founded the precursor to PCP to advocate for improved primary care programming at Harvard Medical School. As the President of Primary Care Progress, Dr. Morris-Singer has been instrumental in igniting an interprofessional trainee-led grassroots movement to reform primary care delivery and training. In addition to leading Primary Care Progress, Dr. Morris-Singer writes and speaks regularly on the topics of primary care community advocacy, utilizing organizing strategies to advance primary care clinical innovation and the critical role of trainees in the revitalization of primary care. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and works as a general internist at a new patient-centered medical home practice in Boston. He is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and lives in Cambridge, Mass.
Jenette Restivo, Director of Media and Communications
Jenette has been making media for broadcast and online for the past 12 years. She’s a writer, producer and editor who has created hard news stories, feature pieces and documentaries for nonprofits, government agencies, websites and networks including, ABC, CBS, PBS, History Channel, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic. She has an MA in Science and Environmental Journalism from NYU. Jenette oversees all media and communications efforts at PCP.
Catherine Rizos, Community and Content Manager
Cat is a public health advocate with a background in language, literacy, and visual art. She previously worked in community outreach at an anti-hunger nonprofit in Baltimore, and with student development programs at the University of Washington. At PCP, Cat helps build online community, develops and edits both print and web content, and works to ensure the website’s accessibility and utility. Cat holds a BA in Spanish from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, and an MPH from the University of Washington.
, Director of Leadership Development
Marianne Roy has spent 20 years working in organizational and leadership development in the health care industry. In her most recent work with the Southcentral Foundation she used her in-depth understanding of systems, teams, and leadership dynamics to help them become a nationally and internationally recognized healthcare system. At PCP Marianne is responsible for the assessment, design and facilitation of training programs on leadership skills critical to teaming, change management, community engagement, coaching, and effective communication for network members and external stakeholders. She holds a BBA from Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec, and a M.Ed. from Boston University. She is also a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland’s Organization and Systems Development program.