Breakfast Program 2020        Unlocking Access Report 2020 Cover


Breakfast Flyer (1)

Breakfast Flyer (2)-1

Panel 3







Unlocking Access Banner(3)




 Baraka Floyd-1Baraka Floyd

Consultant, MLPB's Unlocking Access Initiative

Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford School of Medicine

Dr. Baraka D. Floyd is a pediatrician at Stanford School of Medicine and co-medical director of the Peninsula Family Advocacy Program, Stanford’s Medical-Legal Partnership. She has successfully implemented local initiatives to address social determinants of health, including: Post-Partum/Perinatal Depression Screening, Pediatrician Driven Universal Social Determinants Screening, and a diaper distribution program. At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Dr. Floyd is spearheading an initiative for inpatient food insecurity screening. She also serves as a medical consultant for Project DULCE (Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone), an evidence-based intervention to address social determinants of health.


Erin LoubierErin M. Loubier

Senior Director for Health and Legal Integration and Payment Innovation, Whitman-Walker Health

Erin Loubier is Senior Director for Health and Legal Integration and Payment Innovation at Whitman-Walker Health (WWH), a federally qualified health center serving Washington, DC’s diverse urban community with expertise on LGBT care and care for people living with HIV. Erin focuses on the critical collaborations between traditional health care services and legal services to promote access, patient health and wellness, and patient engagement by addressing the social and structural determinants of health. Erin received her JD in 1998 from American University’s Washington College of Law and her BA in 1992 from Drew University. Erin is the recipient of the DCPCA’s 2013 Unsung Hero Award, American University’s Washington College of Law’s Equal Justice Foundation Alumni Award in 2012, the DC Bar Foundation’s 2011 Jerrold Scoutt Prize, Peter M. Cicchino Award for Outstanding Advocacy for the Public Interest in 2004, and the American University Outstanding Student Award for Outstanding Service to the University Community in 1998.


Dayce MoorecircleDayce Moore

Manager, Business and Service Delivery Development, UMass Medical School, Disability Evaluation Service 

Dayce Moore directs, monitors, and maintains current Disability Transitional Strategies programs, including but not limited to, the SSDI Program and the Clinical Training Program as an integral leader within Clinical Delivery Solution. He also oversees all program activities in the areas of contracts, credentialing, and also handles recruitment and delivery across MA in order to maintain and expand the provider network. Before being promoted to his current position, Moore supported the Disability Determination unit in a number of different roles, from providing program management to legal consulting. He spent over 5 years as the Medicare Identification and Appeals Manager, overseeing day-to-day operations of Third Party Appeals legal operations and helping to guide the unit toward its goal of enhancing revenue streams for the Commonwealth. Moore earned a Masters in Education from Cambridge College, a Doctor of Juris Prudence from the New England School of Law and a Bachelor of the Arts with a focus in Political Science from Boston University.


tara murphy

Tara Murphy

Deputy Director, MassHealth DSRIP, Statewide Investments

Since January 2017, Tara has worked with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) to lead the design, launch, and implementation of a $115 million statewide investment portfolio aimed at strengthening the state's healthcare workforce and advancing the capabilities of its newly launches Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Community Partners (CPs). In this role, she engages and partners with a broad range of stakeholders, including community health centers, behavioral health and human services providers, large integrated healthcare systems, and numerous advocacy communities, to ensure that all investments reflect on-the-ground priorities and successfully advance MA's' efforts to transform healthcare delivery and improve health outcomes for its Medicaid population. Tara has held leadership roles at Partners HealthCare, Clinton Health Access Initiative, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She has consulted at numerous organizations, including the South End Community Health Center and AIDS Action Committee/Fenway Health. Tara is a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management, Boston University School of Public Health, and Cornell University. 


Dannie RitDannie Ritchiechie

Founder, Community Health Innovations of RI

Clinical Assistant Professor, Brown University

Dianne (Dannie) Catherine Ritchie, MD, MPH, a Family Physician, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Brown. She completed her Medical Degree at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her training in Family Medicine at the Residency Program of Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein’s College of Medicine. She came to Brown to pursue Health Service Research and she completed her Master’s in Public Health at Brown in 2003. Dr. Ritchie’s interest is in policies and social conditions that affect our health, our health care system and our well-being. Her work now involves working with Brown students, faculty and the diverse communities of Rhode Island at large to establish collaboration for greater community activity in health promotion. Through her work on the Transcultural Community Health Initiative (TCHI), initiated in 2003, she has created a Community Health Worker (CHW) program, based on nationally recognized core competencies. This program is designed to stand alone or comprise part of an entry level career path for diverse underrepresented communities.



Annual Conferences

9th Annual Conference, November 7, 2018                                            

Beyond Screen and Refer: What SDOH Care Teams Serving Immigrants Need to
Know Today

Bios  Agenda  References

Event photos:




HRSN - housing instability.png

8th Annual Conference, October 30, 2017                                            

Rising to the Challenge of Health-related Social Needs: What the Health Workforce Needs to Screen, Problem-solve, and Reality Check in 2017 and Beyond 

 View Agenda    Speaker Bios


10.21.16 Annual Conference.jpg

7th Annual Conference, November 10, 2016                                            

Treating Social Determinants of Health: Critical Skills for the Health Workforce



6th Annual Conference, November 201510.28.15_conference_invitation_HUBSPOT-519238-edited.jpg                                                          

Going Upstream: How Doctor’s Notes and Medical Certifications Influence Health, Healthcare Quality, and Health Equity

Keynote Speaker: Maura Healey, Attorney General of Massachusetts



5th Annual Conference, October 2014

Social Determinants of Health: Emerging Strategies for an Evolving Healthcare System

Keynote Speaker: Michelle Wu, Boston City Councilor At-Largethumbnail.jpg



4th Annual Conference, October 2013

Medical-Legal Partnership: A Key Component of Accountable Care 

Keynote Speaker: John Auerbach, then-Director, Institute on Urban Health Research-                                                           Northeastern University thumbnail-2013.jpg



Spring and Pro Bono Breakfasts


2019 2018 2017

  Annual Report Draft    MLPB Breakfast image 4.30.18 MLPB Spring Breakfast invitation 4.19.17.jpg

2016 2015 2014

2016_thumbnail.png 2015_Pro_Bono_Breakfast_Invite-019822-edited.jpg  2014_thumbnail.jpg



  • MLP and Older Adult Health and Stability                                                                                                                                    Hosted by National Center for MLP