Lori Ferrante, MBA, OT/L, LNHA

Administrator

Lori has worked in healthcare for over 35 years with progressive responsibility in a variety of settings. She was appointed to her current role as Administrator for the Elizabeth Seton Residence in 2013.

Lori earned her MBA in Healthcare Administration from Boston University after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac College. She was recently awarded the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award and is a graduate of the LeadingAge Massachusetts Leadership Academy. Lori is a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators.

lferrante@schalifax.org

Rosalba Dimonda, RN, CDONA/LTC

Director of Nursing Services

Rose brings over 30 years of nursing experience in both clinical and leadership positions to the Elizabeth Seton Residence, most of which has been gained in Long Term Care. She was appointed as Elizabeth Seton’s Director of Nursing in the Spring of 2017. Prior to working in Long Term Care, Rose was a staff nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Rose’s education includes matriculation from the Director of Nursing Program at Boston University’s School of Public Health, where she subsequently received certification from NADONNA in 1995 for Nursing Administration in Long Term Care.

rdimonda@schalifax.org

Judy Coogan

Director of Development

Judy leads our efforts to secure philanthropic gifts and grants that will help advance the mission of the Elizabeth Seton Residence, its programs and initiatives. She holds a BA degree from Trinity College and studied for her MEd at Vanderbilt University. She began her career in fundraising working in corporate and foundation relations at New England Medical Center and has since held executive fundraising positions at McLean Hospital and for the Caritas Christi/Steward Health Care Systems. A passionate advocate for the role that donors can play in improving lives, Judy believes that the gift of giving is at the heart of all we do.

jcoogan@schalifax.org

Clinical Team

Lucy C. Paniszyn, MD

Medical Director, Elizabeth Seton Residence

Dr. Lucy Paniszyn is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Boston University and received her M.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1981. She is currently the Assistant Chief of the Department of General Internal Medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, a role she has held since 2014. Dr. Paniszyn has been recognized with numerous awards for Excellence in Primary Care Education in Medicine and serves on multiple hospital committees. Dr. Paniszyn is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Directors Association. Dr. Paniszyn maintains a clinical practice at Newton-Wellesley Internists; P.C. where she has been a partner for over 30 years. She is available to see both sub-acute rehabilitation patients, and long term care residents.

Hilary F. White, MD

Physician

Dr. Hilary White received her MD Degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. She completed her residency through the Brown Internal Medicine Residency Program, General Internal Medicine / Primary Care Program at Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital, and the Providence VA Medical Center through the Brown Alpert Medical School in Providence. Dr. White is a member of the American College of Physicians, and recently joined the staff of Newton-Wellesley Internists, P.C.

Alicia Ringel, MD

Physician

Dr. Ringel graduated from Brown University magna cum laude in 2004 with a BA in psychology. She then went on to attend Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and graduated in 2010. Dr. Ringel joined Newton Wellesley Internists, P.C. in 2013 and has worked at acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities throughout her career at Newton Wellesley. Dr. Ringel is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Massachusetts Medical Society.

Virginia K. Cummings, MD

Physician

Dr. Cummings earned her MD from SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine in 1992, and completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. She completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, Division on Aging, at Harvard Medical School and launched into a career that has focused on care of elders in numerous settings. Dr. Cummings is board certified in both internal medicine and geriatrics, and is an AMDA certified medical director. She is a member of the American Medical Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, and American Medical Director’s Association. Dr. Cummings currently provides care to patients at multiple sub-acute and long term care facilities as a member of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Extended Care Community Practice.

James W. Todd, MD

Physician

Dr. Todd has been providing care at the Elizabeth Seton Residence since 2013. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Todd is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and completed his Residency at Boston City Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. He is a specialist in Cardiology and Primary Care, has a private practice in Newton, and is on staff at Newton Wellesley Hospital.

Yveda Brutus, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, IP-BC, WCC

Nurse Practitioner

Yveda is a nurse leader with more than fourteen years of experience in healthcare management, skilled nursing facility leadership, and innovation. She started her nursing career as a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2005. Yveda continued her education by obtaining an Associate Degree in Nursing in 2009 from Massasoit Community College, followed by Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston, 2012. Most recently, Yveda graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth in 2019 where she was awarded a Doctorate in Nursing Practice. She joined Newton Wellesley Internists in 2020.

Katherine Holcomb, DNP

Nurse Practitioner

Katherine graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She started her nursing career at Newton Wellesley Hospital on a medical-surgical floor with an emphasis in oncology. In 2017 Katherine earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Katherine continued her career at Newton Wellesley Hospital working as an inpatient diabetes Nurse Practitioner until she joined Newton Wellesley Internists in 2020.

Evgenia Khemlim, BS, MSN

Nurse Practitioner

Evgenia completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering while studying in Israel. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as her Master of Science in Nursing in Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Specialty while working at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Evgenia has a breadth of experience working in both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care facilities and is fluent in both Russian and Hebrew. She joined Newton Wellesley Internists in 2020

Meaghan Smith, MS, ANP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Meaghan earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at University of Massachusetts Amherst, and her degree as Advanced Practice Nurse; Adult Nurse Practitioner, from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her early experience included significant acute care nursing experience at Mass General Hospital and Baystate Medical Center. Since becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she has focused on care of the geriatric population. Meaghan currently sees patients in multiple sub-acute and long term care facilities, managing acute and chronic illnesses as well as palliative and end of life care, as a member of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Extended Care Community Practice.

Linda Liu, CNP

Certified Nurse Practitioner ANP-BC, GNP-BC

Linda has been the UnitedHealthcare Nurse Practitioner at the Elizabeth Seton Residence since 2010. Linda is certified as both an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a graduate of McGill University and Boston College. She earned a Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the MGH Institute of Health Professions and additionally holds Advanced Care Hospice/Palliative Nurse Certification.

Board of Directors

Officers:

Roberta Kerins, SC
Chairperson

Kathleen Nilles
Vice Chairperson

Kerrie Grover  
Treasurer

Maureen Beale, SC
Secretary

Members:

Maureen Beale, SC
Francis Campion
Joseph Carella
Lauren Cronin
Fairlie Dalton
Matthew Devine
James Elcock
Kerrie Grover
Roberta Kerins, SC
Jacquelyn McCarthy, CSJ
Anthony Munchak
Kathleen Nilles
Judith Park, SC
Carl Rosenfield
Christopher Sintros
Cathy Stare, SC

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Elizabeth Seton Residence
125 Oakland Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-5338
Phone: 781-997-1100
Fax: 781-431-2589
elizabethseton.org