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 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.
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.
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.
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.
9th Annual Conference, November 7, 2018
8th Annual Conference, October 30, 2017
7th Annual Conference, November 10, 2016
Keynote Speaker: Maura Healey, Attorney General of Massachusetts
5th Annual Conference, October 2014
4th Annual Conference, October 2013
Spring and Pro Bono Breakfasts
- MLP and Older Adult Health and Stability Hosted by National Center for MLP
- MLP Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Development Hosted by National Center for MLP
- Working within a Behavioral Health MLP: Ethical & Practical Considerations for Lawyers & Paralegal Hosted by National Center for MLP
- SDOH Forward: Non-Healthcare Approaches to Improving Health, Medical-Legal Partnerships Hosted by Association of Academic Health Centers
- Integrating Health Care & Legal Aid to Improve Health Outcomes: Medical-Legal Partnerships Hosted by Maine Quality Counts