Massachusetts Health Council's 2017 "Dining with the Stars" Awards Gala

Presented by
The Massa
chusetts Health Council

2017 "Dining With the Stars" Awards Gala

Stuart Altman
, PhD
Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at Brandeis University, 
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Christina Economos
, PhD 
Vice Chair, ChildObesity180

Peter Dolan, MBA
Chair, ChildObesity180 

Raymond V. Tamasi

CEO, Gosnold on Cape Cod
Bank of America 
Workplace Wellness Award 

Donna Latson Gittens, MBA
Founder & CEO, MORE Advertising


Ralph Fuccillo
Senior Advisor, Delta Dental of Massachusetts



VIP Chef
Roger Berkowitz
VIP Restaurateur/Chef & Owner,
Legal Sea Foods

 VIP Chef
Richard Vellante
Executive Corporate Chef,
Legal Sea Foods

"Best of the Best"

Culinary Competition Participants

Talented health care chefs will present their signature 
tapas during the cocktail reception and compete for your vote!

Atria Senior Living • Benchmark Senior Living

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center • Boston Children's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center • South Shore Hospital
UMass Medical Center




Tues, October 10, 2017

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT


Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199




2017 Honorary Dinner Committee

Charles T. Alagero, Esq.  

General Counsel & Vice President,
MA Medical Society

Kate Barry 

Associate Director, Novo Nordisk 

Joseph R. Betancourt, MD, MPH 

Founder & Director,
Disparities Solution Center 

Marjorie Clapprood 

Principal, Clappazzola Partners
Catherine D'Amato

President & CEO, The Greater Boston Food Bank 
Karen Daley
 Healthcare  Consultant 
Christie Hager
Senior Vice President, New England Region, Beacon Health Options

Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH 

Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership 
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health | Harvard Kennedy School
Co-Chair, Harvard Advance Leadership Initiative
Dolores Mitchell
 A. Murphy 
Executive Vice Chancellor,
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pamela O'Sullivan
Director, State Government Affairs & Policy,
Lora Pellegrini, Esq.
President & CEO,
Massachusetts Association of Health Plans
Joanne Peterson
Executive Director, Learn to Cope
Sally Sampson
Founder & President,
ChopChop Magazine 
Helene Solomon
CEO, Solomon
 McCown & Co. 
Robert W.
 Sorrenti, MD 
Medical Director, Regional Vice President, 
Chris Spinazzola
 Clappazzola Partners 
Delia Vetter
 of Global Benefits, 
Nuance Communications 
President & CEO, Healthcare Financial, Inc.
Joan Wallace-Benjamin
President & CEO, The Home for Little Wanderers
Faith S. Weiner
Senior Director of Community
 Relations & Corporate Philanthropy, 
Walter Willett, MD, Dr. P.H.
Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health



Mistress of Ceremonies
Mallika Marshall
, MD
WBZ-TV Medical Reporter
Physician, Mass General Hospital
Staff, Harvard Medical School



Become a Sponsor

Become a Sponsor of the 
Massachusetts Health Council 
2017 "Dining with the Stars" Awards Gala


If you are interested in sponsoring
or have any questions about the event,
please contact Stefanie Hergt at shergt@mahealthcouncil.org or
(617) 965-3711
We look forward to seeing you on
October 10th!