Jay’s passion is fostering patient-provider relationships to improve health and mental health outcomes. As the Project Director on the SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grant, Jay led the Institute’s initiative to promote the physical health of behavioral health patients. His work in suicide prevention included training primary care providers in Montana, Missouri, Colorado …read more
Dr. Horace Brown believes everyone has a right to the best standard of healthcare regardless of socioeconomic status. With his interest in social justice, human rights, advocacy and vulnerable populations, he works to make a difference in people’s lives. He strives to ensure his patients receive the highest quality care and obtain the best possible …read more
Dr. Seer identifies as a first generation Chinese-American non-binary man. They are interested in equitable access, family choices, trauma-informed care, medical education and queer health. Dr. Seer is honored to share knowledge, skills and labor with patients and peers.
Dr. Mallika Govindan is a political organizer, physician, and resident of the Bronx. Not only does medicine give her practical skills with which to address individual health needs, but it also provides her with the unique opportunity to build joyful, lasting relationships with patients and families on a daily basis. Dr. Govindan especially loves working …read more
Dr. Bianca Hill grew up in New York City and was raised in both Queens and the Bronx. She majored in Biology and minored in English at the City College of New York. Bianca has a Masters of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s School of Public Health, where she discovered …read more
Dr. Mark Lorthe has worked as an RN at Montefiore Medical Center and as a nursing supervisor at a local nursing home. As a medical student, he was involved in several public health projects. He is a recipient of the Excellence in Medicine- Minority Scholars Award by the American Medical Association Foundation. Dr. Lorthe’s passion …read more
Dr. Shannon Pringle has a strong interest in health disparities, social justice, and community health. She spent considerable time volunteering in various health settings. She served in county hospitals, free clinics, homeless shelters, and villages in Ghana and Haiti. She also founded a company called Radical Dreams, Inc., which creates lapel pins and accessories based …read more
Dr. Sarah Duncan was born in Boston, Massachusetts, where she grew up. Prior to starting medical school, she taught high school science in southern Texas for two years and then worked in clinical research for two years in Tufts Medical Center’s division of nephrology. She is interested in primary care, reproductive health, and adolescent health. …read more