Division of Adolescent Medicine | Meet Our Team

We are one of the largest adolescent/young adult medical practices in the nation with a diverse clinical team and staff that includes 40 health profiessionals - physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, nutritionists, HIV counselors and mental health clinicians.

S. Jean Emans

S. Jean Emans, MD

Chief, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine; Co-Director, Center for Young Women's Health, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Elizabeth Woods, MD, MPH

Elizabeth R. Woods, MD, MPH

Associate Chief, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine; Chair, Asthma Quality Improvement Program; Director, Community Asthma Initiative; Attending Physician, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Sara Forman, MD

Sara Forman, MD

Clinical Chief, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine; Director, Outpatient Eating Disorders Program; Attending Physician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Traci L.  Brooks

Traci L. Brooks, MD

Attending Physician, Instructor in Pediatrics
Amy Desrochers DiVasta, MD, MMSc

Amy Desrochers DiVasta, MD, MMSc

Director, Young Women's Health Research; Co-Director, Adolescent Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Program; Attending Physician, Division of Gynecology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Melissa Freizinger, PhD

Melissa Freizinger, PhD

Associate Director, Eating Disorder Program, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Holly Gooding

Holly Gooding, MD, MSc

Interim Director, STEP Program; Attending Physician, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Estherann Grace, MD

Estherann Grace, MD

Clinical Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Susan Gray

Susan Gray, MD

Attending Physician, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
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Areej Hassan, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jonathan Mansbach

Jonathan Mansbach, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
M. Joan Mansfield

M. Joan Mansfield, MD

Associate in Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Rebecca O

Rebecca O'Brien, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Andrea Pettinato, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Sarah Pitts, MD

Sarah Pitts, MD

Director, Adolescent/Young Adult Medical Fellowship; Co-Director, Adolescent Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Program, Attending Physician, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Emily Pluhar, PhD

Emily Pluhar, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Sports Medicine Division, Instructor in Psychology; Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Michael Rich, MD, MPH

Michael Rich, MD, MPH

Director, Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH); Director, Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA); Attending Physician,
Tracy Richmond

Tracy Richmond, MD, MPH

Director, STEP Program; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Cathryn Samples

Cathryn Samples, MD, MPH, AAHIVS

Clinical Director, Boston HAPPENS , Director, Boston HAPPENS; Regional Medical Director, Metro DYS Health Medicine; Attending Physician
Lydia Shrier

Lydia Shrier, MD, MPH

Director, Clinic-Based Research; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
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Michael Tsappis, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Joanne cOX

Joanne Cox, MD

Director, Primary Care at Longwood; Director, Primary Care at Martha Eliot, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Joshua Borus, MD, MPH

Joshua Borus, MD, MPH

Director, Medical Student and Resident Training in Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine,
Sharikka Finley-Moise, MSW, LICSW

Sharikka Finley Moise, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Division of Adolescent Medicine (ASAP),
Honora Einhorn, MSW, LCSW

Honora Einhorn, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker, Division of Adolescent Medicine; Mental Health Director, Boston HAPPENS,
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Kathleen Waddicor, RN, BSN, CPN

Clinical Nursing Coordinator,
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Zainab Hosseini, Ed.M, LCSW

Social Work Fellow,
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Emily Allen, MD

Medical Fellow, Division of Adolescent Medicine,
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Sarah Golub, MD

Medical Fellow,
 Maurice W. Melchiono, RN, MS, FNP

Maurice W. Melchiono, RN, MS, FNP

Medicine Patient Services Director, Ambulatory Medicine Programs; Director, Boston Children's Hospital at Martha Eliot Health Center; Clinical Nurse Practitioner, Division of Adolescent Medicine,
Carly Guss, MD

Carly Guss, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology,
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Katrina Smith, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutritionist,
Ester Awnetwant, MS, RD, LDN

Ester Awnetwant, MS, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutritionist, Division of Adolescent Medicine,
Lauren Cullity

Lauren Cullity, MS, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutrition Specialist,
 Lisa Mancini, MS, RD, LDN

Lisa Mancini, MS, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutritionist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,
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Jennifer Mehigan , NP

Clinical Nurse Practitioner,