Education Programs

Metro Boston

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
BWH Brigham 221 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Ma 02115
617-732-5666
Rita McCarthy, RNC, CDE
617-732-7766
rmccarthy@partners.org

Staff RN
Rita McCarthy, RNC, CDE
617-732-7766
rmccarthy@partners.org
Staff RD
Linda Antinora, Dietitian
617-732-6054
lantinoro@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Samira Sheth, NP,
ssheth@partners.org
Norma Osborn, NP,
nosborn@partners.org
Bonnie Frawley, pharmacist
bfrawley@partners.org

Program Details:
Initial: 1/2 - 1 hour
4-6 follow-up appointmentts: 1/2 -1 hour
End-of-program visit: 1/2 hour
Group Classes: No
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
(interpreters available)
Support Groups:

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
BWH Brigham Ambulatory Center 850 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, Ma 02467
617-732-9300
Rita McCarthy, RNC, CDE
617-732-7766
rmccarthy@partners.org

Staff RN
Rita McCarthy, RNC, CDE
617-732-7766
rmccarthy@partners.org
Staff RD
Linda Antinora, Dietitian
617-732-6054
lantinoro@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff:
n/a

Program Details:
Initial: 1/2 - 1 hour
4-6 follow-up appointmentts: 1/2 -1 hour
End-of-program visit: 1/2 hour
Group Classes: Yes
(for gestational diabetes only)
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
(interpreters available)
Support Groups:

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
BWH Brookside Community Health Center 3297 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-983-8334
Rita McCarthy, RNC, CDE
617-732-7766
rmccarthy@partners.org

Staff RN
Hilda Gallegos Dargon, RN, BSN, CDE AE-C SAB
617-522-4700
hgallegosdargon@partners.org
Staff RD
Jeannine Sullivan, RD, BS
617-983-6050
Other Pertinent Staff
n/a

Program Details:
Group Classes: No
Evening Appt: Yes
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: Yes
Support Groups:

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
BWH Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center 640 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-983-4200
Rita McCarthy, RNC, CDE
617-732-7766
rmccarthy@partners.org

Staff RN
Maureen Balaguera, RN, CDE
617-983-4200
mbalaguera@partners.org
Staff RD
Bethany Klos, RD
617-983-4200
bklos@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
n/a

Program Details:
Individualized sessions
Group Classes: No
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: Yes
Support Groups: No

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
BWHPO Brigham Primary Physicians at Faulkner 1153 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-983-7699
Shila Hill, RN
617-796-7185
sshill@partners.org

Staff RN
Shila Hill, RN
617-796-7185
sshill@partners.org
Staff RD
Ruth Shepard, MS, RD, LDN
617-983-4455
rshepard@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
n/a

Program Details:
Initial appointments: 1 hr, 3+ follow-up appointments: 30 mins
Group Classes: Wednesdays 9:30-11:00am/4:00-5:30pm - 3 parts
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: No

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
BWHPO Brigham and Women's at Newton Corner 272 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458
617-796-7100
Shila Hill, RN
617-796-7185
sshill@partners.org

Staff RN
Shila Hill, RN
617-796-7185
sshill@partners.org
Staff RD
Audrey Young, MS, RD, LDN
617-732-6054
ayoung9@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
n/a

Program Details:
Initial appointments: 1 hr, 3+ follow-up appointments: 30 mins
Group Classes: Tuesdays 9:30-11:00am/4:00-5:30pm - 3 parts
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: No

Massachusetts General Hospital

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
MGH Bulfinch Medical Group Wang Building, Suite 555
275 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
617-724-6350
Marcy Bergeron, RN, MS, ANP
mbergeron@partners.org

Staff NP’s
Marcy Bergeron RN MS ANP
mbergeron@partners.org
617 726 5081
Eileen Wyner ANP
ewyner@partners.org
617 7231649
Staff RD
Suzanne Russell-Curtis, RD CDE
617-643-0421
ssussell-curtis@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Cara Frigand – Staff Coordinator
617-726-3372

Program Details:
Initial Evaluation = 45min
Class = 4 x 1 1/2-hours
Fol = 30min
Group Classes: Yes
8:30am – 10:00am (1-1/2 hours)
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: Yes
Support Groups:

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
MGH Charlestown Community HealthCare Center 73 High Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
Eileen McAdams, NP, CDE
617-724-9642

Staff NP
Eileen McAdams, NP, CDE
617-724-9642
Staff RD
Anne Barbara, RD
Other Pertinent Staff
Debbie Merowski, Referral Coordinator

Program Details:
www.massgeneral.org/diabetes
2010 class schedule will be live as of 12-1-2009.
Type 2 Groups held 4x a year
Individual sessions
Group Classes: Yes
Wednesdays, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: Yes
Second Tuesday of every month, 1pm. Please visit www.massgeneral.org/diabetes after 12-1-09 for 2010 schedule of support groups.
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
MGH Chelsea Health Center 151 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
617-884-8300

100 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
617-887-4600

Barbara Chase, NP, CDE
617-887-4600
bchase1@partners.org

Staff RN
Barbara Chase, APRN, BC, CDE
617-887-4600
bchase1@partners.org
Staff RD
Jennifer Vetree, RD, LDN
617-887-4137
jvetree@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Eli Sanchez, RN,CDE Spanish Nurse Educator
Maureen Marre, NP, CDE, Nurse Educator
Adilson Horta, Diabetes Coach
Theresa Grignon, MSW, Support Group Leader
Sofia Devine, PT, Diabetes Educator
Contact all: 617-887-4600

Program Details:
1 hour intake, 4 x 2-hour sessions, make-ups available
Group Classes:  Yes
Wednesdays, 9:00am to 11:00am
Evening Appt: Yes
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: Eli Sanchez, RN, CDE Spanish Nurse Educator
Jennifer Vetree, RD, LDN
Support Groups: Yes
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
MGH Diabetes Center 50 Staniford Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Tiffany Soper, NP, CDE
617-724-5986
tsoper@partners.org

Staff RN's
Tiffany Soper, NP, CDE
Katherine Hurxthal, NP, CDE
Denise Richards, NP, CDE
All: 617-724-5986
Staff RD
Kara Maloney, RD
Other Pertinent Staff
Craig Cochran, Administrative Manager

Program Details:
Type 1 Group classes held 2x per year.
Type 2 Group classes held every other month, Wednesday 10-12am.
Individual sessions
Insulin starts
Insulin pump starts
Group Classes: Yes
Wednesdays, 9:30am to 11:00am
Evening Appt: Yes
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: Yes
3rd Wednesday of each month, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
MGH Internal Medicine Associates MGH Main Campus, Wang Building
15 Parkman Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Kathleen Walsh, RN, CDE
617-643-6281

Staff RN
Kathleen Walsh, RN, CDE
617-643-6281
Staff RD
Debra Hollon, RD
Other Pertinent Staff
Zoila Doherty, RNr

Program Details:
www.massgeneral.org/diabetes
2010 class schedule will be live as of 12-1-2009.
Type 2 Groups held 4x a year
One group session dedicated to adults 55+
Individual sessions
Group Classes: Yes
Fridays, 9:30am to 11:00am
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: Yes
Fridays, 9:30am. Please visit www.massgeneral.org/diabetes after 12-1-09 for 2010 schedule of support groups.
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
MGH Revere Health Center 300 Ocean Avenue
Revere, MA 02151
781-485-6350
Christine Goscila, NP
cgoscila@partners.org

Staff
Pat Roberge, LPN-monthly support group
Staff RD
Melanie Pearsall, RD, CDE
Other Pertinent Staff
Sophallina Tim, Cambodian Diabetes Coach
Karen O’Neil

Program Details:
www.massgeneral.org/diabetes
Group Classes: Yes
Per patient interest
Evening Appt: Yes
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: During one on one, Cambodian groups use translators
Support Groups: Monthly
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Massachusetts General Hosptial for Children Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Center

32 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
617-726-2909

 

Leah Berthold, RN, CDE
lberthold@partners.org

Staff
Glenn Selig, RN, CDE

Diana Uhrich, RN

Eileen Galvin, RN, CDE

Staff RD
Alexa Schmitt, RD

Carol Sullivan, RD

Other Pertinent Staff


Program Details:
Individual DSME for children and their families. Type 1 and Type 2 DSME and diabetes management, insulin pump initiation, insulin starts
Group Classes: No
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No- interpreters available
Support Groups: No

Cambridge Health Alliance

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge Hospital Medical Specialty Center
1493 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-665-1552
Ann Lindsay, RN, CDE
617-665-2788 (Admin Office)
Alindsay@CHAlliance.org

Staff RN
Ann Lindsay, RN, CDE
617-665-2788 (Admin Office)
Alindsay@CHAlliance.org
Staff RD
Angelina Moore RD LDN
Amoore@CHAlliance.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Barbara McIsaac, RN, CDE
Bmcisaac@CHAlliance.org

Program Details:
Initial 30 - 60 mins,
3+ follow-up visits,
RD visits based on need.
Q 3 - 6 month f/u visits
Group Classes: Yes
Several times a year
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
No – Extensive Medical Interpreter Service Support Groups:
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Cambridge Health Alliance Somerville Hospital Medical Specialty Center
236 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
617-591-4350
Ann Lindsay, RN, CDE
617-665-2788 (Admin Office)
Alindsay@CHAlliance.org

Staff RN
Ann Lindsay, RN, CDE
617-665-2788 (Admin Office)
Alindsay@CHAlliance.org
Staff RD
Angelina Moore RD LDN
Amoore@CHAlliance.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Barbara McIsaac, RN, CDE
Bmcisaac@CHAlliance.org

Program Details:
Initial 30 - 60 mins,
3+ follow-up visits,
RD visits based on need.
Q 3 - 6 month f/u visits
Group Classes: Yes
Several times a year
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
No – Extensive Medical Interpreter Service
Support Groups: