Advisory Committee

NERGN autumn leaveshas an active and engaged Advisory Committee that provides input and overall guidance for project activities. Members provide representation from all 6 New England states and bring diversity in perspectives that greatly enriches the work of the NERGN. The members include health care providers, public health professionals, and individuals with genetic conditions and their families.



Ann Marie Day, MBA
Executive Director, New England Rural Health Assocation
Newfield, ME

Delores EdwardsFamily advocate
Executive Director, Sickle Cell Association of America – Southern CT
New Haven, CT

Greg Feero, MD, PhD
Faculty, Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency
MaineGeneral Health
Fairfield, ME

Julie Gortze, RNFamily advocate
Executive Director, Rare New England
North Attleboro, MA

Susan Hahn, CGC
Genetic Counselor, Quest Diagnostics
Boston, MA

Tara Hayes, BS, CCHWFamily advocate
Family Voices Manager, Rhode Island Parent Information Network
Warwick, RI

Cynthia Ingham, RN, BSN
Executive Director, New England Regional Genetics Group (NERGG)
Burlington, VT

Stephanie Korman, MSW
Weitzman Education Program Specialist
Community Health Center, Inc. / Weitzman Institute
Middletown, CT

Mark Korson, MD
Clinical Geneticist, VMP Genetics
Boston, MA

Olga Lopez, MEd
Family Engagement Specialist
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Malden, MA

Danielle Louder
Program Director, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center
Augusta, Maine

Betty MorseFamily advocate
Health Services Training & Technical Assistance Specialist Children with Special Health Needs (CSHN) Vermont Department of Health
Burlington, VT

Greg Prazar, MD
Developmental Pediatrician, Child Development Clinic, Manchester Community Health Center
New Hampshire

Kunal Sanghavi, MBBS, MS, LCGC
Program Manager - Genetic Counseling, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Farmington,  CT

Wendy Smith, MD
Clinical Geneticist, Maine Pediatric Specialty Care, ME Medical Center
Portland, ME

Bonnie ThompsonFamily advocate
Family Health Advocate