Our Team at Brigham Health Family Care Associates

Family Care Associates is the medical home for all our patients. As a medical home, we work as a team and collaborate with a team of professionals and providers to deliver comprehensive care. We have an experienced staff of faculty and resident physicians. All of our faculty are Board Certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, hold faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School, and are actively involved in teaching Harvard Medical School students and Brigham and Women's/Children's Hospital Boston Medicine-Pediatrics residents. Our practice is open to newborns and all pediatric patients and their families.

Colleen A. Monaghan, MD

Colleen A. Monaghan, MD

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Staci Eisenberg

Staci R. Eisenberg, MD

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Leadership

  • Colleen Monaghan, MD, Medical Director
  • Jeffmie Arriaza-Morales, Nurse Flow Manager
  • Scarlett Sequeira, Practice Manager
  • Jeceyli Perez, Practice Coordinator

Behavioral Health

  • Stacy Klickstein MSW, Social Worker
  • Vilma Alvarez, Behavioral Health Specialist

Resident Physicians

  • Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz, MD * (Other languages: Spanish)
  • Mariel Bailey, MD *
  • Christopher Calahan, MD *
  • Jacob Cedarbaum, MSEd, MD *
  • Jessica Eby, MD *
  • Neha Limaye, MD * (Other languages: Spanish)
  • Amanda Lucier, MD *
  • Colin Martz, MD * (Other languages: Spanish)
  • Ian McConnell, MD *
  • Emily Murphy, MD *
  • Marcos Ortiz-Rios, MD * (Other languages: Spanish)
  • Madeline Pesec, MD, MSc (Other languages: Spanish)
  • Ronnye Rutledge, MD, MHS *
  • Kaitlyn Shank, MD *
  • Yannis Valtis, MD * (Other languages: Greek and German)

* Accepting new pediatric patients only

Coordination of Care

  • Alina O'Connell, RN
  • Maureen Larochelle, RN
  • Maria Ajanel Ziegra, RN 
  • Calisha Pizzaro
  • Niva Cruz
  • Yenith Gordillo
  • Maichelly Baez

Medical Practice Assistants

  • Noritza Ramos
  • Laura Mateo Campbell
  • Carmen Soto

Staff Articles

From our Faculty and Resident Physicians

Transition care: future directions in education, health policy, and outcomes research

Care Coordination and Comprehensive Electronic Health Records are Associated With Increased Transition Planning Activities

Sharma N, O'Hare K, O'Connor KG, Nehal U, Okumura MJ. Care Coordination and Comprehensive Electronic Health Records are Associated With Increased Transition Planning Activities. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Jan - Feb; 18(1):111-118. PMID: 28428097.

A simulator-based curriculum to promote comparative and reflective analysis in an internal medicine clerkship

McMahon GT, Monaghan C, Falchuk K, Gordon JA, Alexander EK. A simulator-based curriculum to promote comparative and reflective analysis in an internal medicine clerkship. Acad Med. 2005 Jan; 80(1):84-9. PMID: 15618101.

Perceptions of Asthma and Exercise, and Associations With Weight Status and Asthma Morbidity in Urban Children

Eisenberg SR, Jelalian E, Farrow M, Kopel SJ, Vehse N, Mitchell P, Dunsiger S, Koinis-Mitchell D. Perceptions of Asthma and Exercise, and Associations With Weight Status and Asthma Morbidity in Urban Children. Acad Pediatr. 2019 Jul 10. PMID: 31301420.

Individual factors, neighborhood social context and asthma at age 5 years.

Vo P, Bair-Merritt M, Camargo CA, Eisenberg S, Long W. Individual factors, neighborhood social context and asthma at age 5 years. J Asthma. 2017 04; 54(3):265-272. PMID: 27485524.

Maternal Report of Advice Received for Infant Care

Eisenberg SR, Bair-Merritt MH, Colson ER, Heeren TC, Geller NL, Corwin MJ. Maternal Report of Advice Received for Infant Care. Pediatrics. 2015 Aug; 136(2):e315-22. PMID: 26216322.

From our Resident Physicians

Hospital Readmission of Adolescents and Young Adults With Complex Chronic Disease

Venue-Based HIV-Testing: An Effective Screening Strategy for High-Risk Populations in Lima, Peru

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