National Team

Stephanie AinesChapter Outreach Manager and Lead Organizer 
Email:
stephanie.aines@primarycareprogress.org
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.

Nichole Gregg, Office Manager
Email:
nichole.gregg@primarycareprogress.org
Nichole is an experienced administrator in the education sector, spanning her experience from entrepreneurial, non-profit start-ups to established institutions.  At the start of her career, she fulfilled the role of Admissions and Development Associate for a new private, independent middle and high school, Pacific Ridge School, in Carlsbad CA.  Nichole moved back to Boston in 2011 where she supported four Assistant Professors at Harvard Business School.  She is excited to return to the non-profit sector and use her project management and logistical planning skills to support the growth of PCP.  Nichole graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.  

 
Chava HassanProgram Operations Manager 
Email: 
chava.hassan@primarycareprogress.org
Chava Hassan has extensive experience in program and operations management, with strong roots in the community organizing community. She began her non-profit career as an organizing fellow for Health Care For All and joined in their effort to build state-wide support for health reform. She worked as a community organizer for the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance and became an operations manager during the Decennial Census, overseeing survey operations in the New England region. Most recently, she was a manager of volunteer programs at the Jewish Vocational Service where she developed systems that allowed for more efficient operations and processes across the agency. At PCP, Chava collaborates with leadership to build a solid support infrastructure for its organizational programs and activities and to further streamline its operations.
 
Véronique Johnstone, Executive Assistant to Andrew Morris-Singer, MD
Email: veronique.johnstone@primarycareprogress.org
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.

Kathy N. Le, Director of Development
Email: kathy.le@primarycareprogress.org
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

Email: jenette.restivo@primarycareprogress.org
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.

 
Marianne Roy, Director of Leadership Development
Email:
marianne.roy@primarycareprogress.org
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.

Media Team at Large



Sonya Collins, Editor, Progress Notes
Email: sonya.collins@primarycareprogress.org
Sonya Collins is an Atlanta-based independent journalist with a specialty in covering health and medical news. She holds a Master's degree in Health & Medical Journalism from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. She is a regular contributor to WebMD MagazineWebMD.comPharmacy Today and Yale Medicine.  Her work has also  appeared in Scientific American. She is editor of the Georgia Public Health News Bureau and a contributing editor at Georgia Health News. At PCP, Sonya is the consulting editor of Progress Notes.