Massachusetts Hospital Association Women Leaders in Health Care Conference– Fall 2014
American Nursing Association Massachusetts Nursing Summit– Fall 2014
Massachusetts Association of Health Plans Annual Conference and Policy Forums
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation: Massachusetts Institute for Community Health Leaders Fellow– September 2014 to June 2015
Harvard Kennedy School Shaping Healthcare Policy– Winter 2013
Legislative Study Group to Israel– Winter 2013
An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care and Treatment of Addiction – Was the lead House author for 2018’s opioid bill, emphasizing the importance of prevention.
An Act relative to newborn pulse oximetry screenings for congenital heart defects, as well as FY’15 Budget language for $100,000 to ensure Congenital Cardiac Heart Disease screening fact sheet and epidemiological studies to collect, interpret and evaluate program effectiveness.
An Act Relative to Patient Limits in All Hospital Intensive Care Units– landmark first in the nation legislation to have a law protecting patient safety.
An Act to Increase Opportunities for long-term Substance Abuse Recovery
An Act Relative to the Reduction of Gun Violence– Suicide Prevention Language
An Act directing the division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to Convey Certain Parcels of Land in the Town of Medfield to the Town of Medfield– Medfield Well field and Water Tower
An Act Authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to Convey Certain Parcels of Land in the Town of Medfield– This is the Medfield State Hospital legacy legislation permitting the Town to purchase the 134 plus acres.
Sheltered workshops: Line Item 5920-2025 of FY’15 Budget (Community Based Day Programs and Sheltered Workshops), Line Item 5920-2026 of FY’15 Budget (Pilot Program), Section 234 of FY’15 Budget (Reporting Requirements)
Employment for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: Secured funding to launch the MetroWest Employment Collaborative
Medfield State Hospital Master Plan
Improvements to Rt. 27/West Street in Medfield
Life for the ambulance purchased by the town of Dover
Improvements to the Needham Center at the Heights
Oral Health for Individuals with Disabilities: Section 189 of FY’14 Budget requirement of a report and increase funding with specific requirement to line item 4512-0500 of the FY’15 Budget
Restoration of Needham MBTA Train Saturday Service: Section 244 of FY’15 Budget
Elevator Fine Appeal and Waive of Fine(Dover Church and Needham Historical Society) – Section 283 of FY’15 Budget,
Needham/Dover/Medfield Rail Trail: Included in MassDOT 5 Year Capital Plan ($70,000)
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program: Increase funding to line item 4510-0810
LGBTQ Youth Commission: Increase funding to line item 0950-0050
Department of Public Health Registry of Vital Records: Increase Funding in line item 4518-0200
Addition of MTA and AFT-MA to Early Education Commission: Section 166 of FY’14 Budget