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Carney Hospital Community Benefits Council

Collaborating to make change in the communities we serve

The mission of Carney Hospital's Community Benefits Council is to support the hospital in implementing the annual Community Benefits Plan, and to work collaboratively with the hospital to identify and address some of the many health and wellness needs of our communities through research, discussion, maximization of community resources, and implementation of health and wellness programs and initiatives. The council also reviews needs assessments and annual plans, and helps guide and monitor the implementation of programs.

The Community Benefits Council is comprised of representatives from local health and human service agencies, and other community leaders. Members of Carney Hospital's Community Benefits Council include:

  • Reverend John Ahern, Pastor, Tri Parish Area, Dorchester
  • Joseph Burnieika, Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston
  • Lilly Cam, MD, Medical Director, Neponset Health Center
  • James Carmody, Board of Trustees, Carney Hospital
  • Barbara Couzens, Community Health/Patient Advocate, Carney Hospital
  • Cesar DaSilva, Design Construction & Consulting Services
  • Andrew Davis, President, Carney Hospital
  • Jan Gottler, Kit Clark Senior Services
  • Bill Howland, Director of Marketing and Communications, Carney Hospital
  • Margo Kelley, Kit Clark Senior Services
  • Eleni Kontogli, Director of Marketing, Harbor Health Services
  • Nancy Mahon, Baycove Human Services 
  • Cochise Pearson, Harvard University
  • Jan Smith, RN, Codman Square Health Center
  • Adalberto Teixeira, Boston Centers for Youth & Families 
  • Kerry Whelan, Vice President of Government Relations and Community Benefits
  • Glory Wideman-Hughes, The Boston Home


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