|CHP Berkshires Welcomes New Clinicians
|12:00PM / Thursday, December 07, 2023
|Marina Hoag, Mary Zabinski, and Michael Jefferson.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — CHP Berkshires has expanded its clinical team with the addition of three new providers in Pittsfield, Lee and the CHP Mobile Health team.
Marina Hoag, family nurse practitioner, has joined the primary care team at CHP Neighborhood Health Center in Pittsfield. Previously a registered nurse at CHP North Adams Family Medical, she recently completed her doctorate of nursing at Elms College. She earned her B.S. in nursing at the University of Phoenix and received her associate degree in nursing at Berkshire Community College. She has previously worked at Berkshire Medical Center in the emergency department and Mcgee Substance Abuse and Center for Rehabilitation. She has also worked at elder care settings in the region.
Dr. Mary Zabinski, pediatrician, has joined CHP Lee Family Practice. She earned her medical degree at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE, and completed her post-doctoral pediatric internship and residency at UMass Chan Medical School/Baystate Medical Center. She earned her B.A. in biology at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, then worked at the Pulmonary Center at Boston University School of Medicine. She is also completing her M.S. in bioethics at the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College.
Michael Jefferson, physician assistant, has joined the CHP Mobile Health team. He earned his master's degree from Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, followed by a post-graduate fellowship at Albany Medical Center. At Eastern Kentucky University, he received a bachelor's in emergency medical care; earlier, he completed the emergency medical technician/paramedic degree program at Prince George's Community College in Maryland. He has previously worked at the BMC emergency department and at Holyoke Medical Group Walk-in Clinic.
Community Health Programs, Inc., is a healthcare network based in the Berkshires of Western Mass. serving approximately 30,000 regional residents with comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services at multiple practice locations. CHP Family Services provides a range of support, parent education and resources to families. CHP accepts most forms of private and public health insurance and offers sliding fees for qualifying patients. CHP is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. chpberkshires.org