Board & Committee Members

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Board & Committee Members2019-02-27T08:10:35+00:00

Board of Directors

Welcome to the official website of the NEPRA. This website was developed in an effort to better serve the physician recruiters and providers looking to relocate to Northeastern United States. Our purpose is to provide the best possible resources available in an effort to ease the recruitment process for all involved. We welcome you here and hope that our resources help you in filling the needs of your community.

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NEPRA President
Melissa Hale
Melissa Hale Physician & Advanced Practitioner Recruitment Baystate Health
Phone: 413-794-2624

Melissa is the Lead Senior Recruiter at Baystate Health / University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate in western Massachusetts. She is responsible for developing strategic recruitment plans for physicians and advanced practitioners for several service lines as well as leading project initiatives and providing training within the Provider Recruitment team. She has been a NEPRA and ASPR member since 2007 and holds CMSR and FASPR certifications. She has volunteered as the Chair of the Website Committee and has been a Member-at-Large for NEPRA, in addition to committee involvement with ASPR.

Lynne Zeman
Lynne ZemanNew York-Presbyterian

Lynne is a physician recruiter at NewYork-Presbyterian based in Manhattan where she is responsible for attracting physicians to the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group throughout several hospitals and practices in Brooklyn, Queens & Westchester County. She has previous physician recruitment experience at both UMass Memorial Medical Center and Northwell Health. Most recently, Lynne has served as NEPRA Co-Chair for the 2018 annual NEPRA Educational Symposium in Newport, Rhode Island, and has actively volunteered on the NEPRA Education Committee in previous years. She is in process of completing a Master of Science in Business Management and Leadership from the CUNY School of Professional Studies in New York.

Gina Mallozzi
Gina Mallozzi joined MaineHealth in April of 2018 and is the Physician Recruiter focusing on Maine Medical Center/Maine Medical Partners and has five years of in house physician recruitment experience. She is responsible for attracting physicians to all MMC inpatient departments, as well as MMP outpatient surgical, specialty and primary care opportunities.

Gina is based at Maine Medical Center (MMC), MaineHealth’s largest member and the state’s leading tertiary care academic hospital and Level One Trauma Center. MMC has a full complement of Residency and Fellowship programs, the Maine Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine Medical School Program, and The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital.

Prior to joining MaineHealth, Gina worked for Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) for twenty years and was the Medical Staff Recruiter for four years. Prior to her position in physician recruitment, Gina was the practice manager for CMMC’s Neurology and Sports Medicine practices and Family Medicine Residency Program. Gina has been a member of NEPRA since 2014 and was a member of the Education Planning Committee for the 2018 Newport conference.

Desirea Chase
Carolina Chaves