Dr. Andrew Beckwith is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency at Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was a co-administrative chief resident. Dr. Beckwith has also served as Division Chief of OB-GYN at Berkshire Medical Center.
Certified Nurse Midwife Gretchen Chase-Rey has worked in Michigan since 2015 as a CNM, practicing at a federally qualified health center in Flint, Michigan, and at a hospital-based medical practice. Prior to becoming a nurse-midwife, she worked as a registered nurse for many years. She earned her master’s degree in nursing from the Frontier School of Nursing and completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Indiana State University. She also holds a B.S. in education from Ferris State University.
Dr. El Khoury received his Doctor in Medicine at Moscow Medical Academy in Russia. He was trained and practiced general surgery and trauma care at Staten Island University Hospital before receiving his OB/GYN, also at Staten Island University Hospital. He is a member of the American Medical Association and American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. He is fluent in French, Russian, Arabic, Lebanese and English.
Susan Greenberg-Yarmush, certified nurse-midwife, earned her master’s degree in midwifery from SUNY Downstate College of Nursing in Brooklyn and completed her B.S. in nursing from Columbia University Nursing School in New York. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree from Vassar College. Susan has been a staff midwife at Metropolitan Hospital (NYC), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston) and Mount Sinai Hospital (NYC). She also worked in a private OB/GYN practice affiliated with Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA.
Katherine ‘Kate” Hylan most recently worked with the Refugee Health Alliance in Tijuana, Mexico, providing nurse-midwifery and primary care to patients and asylum seekers living in migrant camps. She has also worked at the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital in California and for a San Diego federally qualified health center, North County Health Services. Earlier, she worked as a registered nurse in Tennessee, focusing on obstetrics and gynecology.
Hylan is a graduate of Vanderbilt University’s master’s degree in nursing program, with a specialty in nurse-midwifery and family nurse practitioner. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology and anthropology at Bucknell University. She is also a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.
Linda Moro, LICSW, has joined the Community Health Programs behavioral health team. She is now seeing clients at CHP’s Great Barrington Health Center and Barrington OB/GYN.
She earned her master’s degree from Fordham University School of Social Work in New York, and earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Herbert Lehman College. She worked recently in correctional health services at Rikers Island in New York City, and she previously at The Children’s Village in New York City and for Catholic Charities in Bedford, N.Y.
She brings experience in individual and group therapy, treatment plan development, trauma treatment and family support services. She has also worked as a hospice social worker.
Nutritionist Erin Pacheco, registered dietician and certified lactation counselor, has special expertise in childhood and adolescent weight management. She earned a B.S. in health studies from Boston University and earned her M.S. in nutrition at the University of Vermont. Ms. Pacheco works with patients in need of wellness support for primary health care as well as more complex medical conditions.
Dr. Molly Rivest brings to CHP her passion for patient care as well as a specialty in women’s and adolescent health. She earned a B.A. in physics with a minor in engineering from Smith College, and completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Nursing. She worked as a family nurse practitioner for UMass-Hahnemann Family Health Center before joining CHP. Her clinical interests include the full spectrum of women’s health. Molly leads two post-partum group medical visits for CHP patients titled “Beyond Delivery”. For more information on these and other group medical visits, contact Dr. Rivest or Barrington OB/GYN.
Dr. Jill Samale is a magna cum laude graduate of Amherst College. She earned her medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed her residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
Dr. Samale is a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School.