MHQP Consumer Health Council 2017

The MHQP Consumer Health Council is comprised of patients, family caregivers and other members of the public who have been active in, and have advocated for patient centered care and for improvement in health care quality and affordability.

The mission of the Consumer Health Council is to increase the quality of care and well-being for all consumers in Massachusetts through robust conversations with MHQP, that build respect, choice, and a holistic view of the individual. The Council accomplishes this by actively educating, engaging, and advising all stakeholders through MHQP channels. Two members of the Council sit on MHQP's Board of Directors.

Rosalind Joffe*
Chair, MHQP Consumer Health Council

Frank Baptista
Radio Voz do Emigrante

Bill Brotchie
Track Coach and Retired Teacher
Belmont High School

Judy Danielson
Health Market Strategy Consultant

Odelaine Durand
Radio Program Host, “The Family
as the Backbone of Society”
Tufts University Community Radio

Nancy Finn*
Healthcare Journalist & Author
Communications Resources

Denice Garrett
Coordinator for Clinical Billing and Data Operations
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.






Cyrus Hopkins

Lisa Nash
Software Consultant

Lucilia Prates
Director, MA Senior Medicare Patrol Program
Elder Services of Merrimack Valley

Pam Ressler, RN, MS
Founder, Stress Resources
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine

Tami Rich
Healthcare Quality Improvement, Person-Centered Care, Organizational Transformation Coach

Jillian Richard
Senior Project Coordination
UMass Medical School MassHealth

Rochelle Shokoti
Television Program Host and Producer, “BridginGaps”
Cambridge Community Television

Bonnie Thompson
Family-Centered Child Health Care Advocate


*MHQP Board Representative



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