Stephanie Aines, Chapter Outreach Manager and Lead Organizer
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.
, Executive Assistant to Andrew Morris-Singer, MD
Véronique (Ronnie) has over 20 years’ administrative experience in research and academic institutions, both in the US and UK. For nine years, Ronnie was the Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Operations Officer of Oregon Health & Science University’s healthcare mission. She previously worked with the Vice-Chairman of Institutional Relations at the Cleveland Clinic on a $300M capital campaign to fund a new Heart Center, and was the Project Manager of a Twin Study of Alzheimer’s Disease at Duke University. Ronnie manages scheduling, communications, information-management and research for Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer. Ronnie is bilingual in English/French, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Physiology & Psychology.
, Operations Manager
Kisha Cruz has over 20 years of experience as a Business and Operations Professional pooling broad-spectrum experience and training in HR, Information Systems, and Accounting with a strong capacity to identify areas of weakness and develop improvement processes, projects and initiatives. Prior to PCP, Kisha worked with Aberdeen Group where she served as a trusted HR Advisor in HR Best Practices and Human Capital Management. She also served as the Human Resource Business Partner at UMASS Medical School’s Center for Health Care Financing. At PCP, Kisha is responsible for managing the business functions for the organization in the areas of Human Resources, Information Systems, Accounting and Office Administration. Kisha holds a BSBA in Accounting and an MBA in Management Information Systems both from Western New England University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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. Dr. Morris-Singer is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and is an Affiliate Instructor at Oregon Health and Science University. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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.
, 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.