Partners International

Chris Coburn

Chris Coburn is Chief Innovation Officer, Partners HealthCare System and President, Partners HealthCare International. Partners consists of Harvard University affiliates Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and McLean Hospital. Partners is the nation’s largest academic research enterprise with over $13 billion in annual revenue, 1.5 million patient visits and $1.7…

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Thomas Aretz, MD

H. Thomas Aretz, MD, is a member of Partners HealthCare International (PHI)’s senior management team focusing largely on academic programs and institutions, such as universities, medical schools and academic medical centers. A native of Germany, Dr. Aretz has been in the academic practice of cardiovascular pathology since 1981. He was the course director of a…

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Elizabeth (Betsy) Cox

Elizabeth (Betsy) Cox is responsible for Partners Healthcare International (PHI) programs and collaborations focused on nursing professional development. She plays a major role in health care and education systems development in the areas of nursing service and leadership development, clinical program planning, interprofessional education, and quality and patient safety. Collaborating with nursing colleagues across the…

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Trung Do

Trung is Vice President of Business Development at Partners HealthCare, where he has overall responsibility leading Partners efforts to grow its commercial and international portfolios. Trung’s background includes more than fifteen years experience in strategy, business development, management consulting, and operations. Prior to Partners, he served as the Director of Operations at PharMetrics, a venture-backed…

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Lynn Eckhert, MD, DrPH

N. Lynn Eckhert is the Director of Academic Programs at Partners HealthCare International. Trained as a pediatrician she is a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health where she earned a Master of Public Health and a Doctorate of Public Health. Prior to joining…

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Lori Matthews

As a Director of Planning at Partners HealthCare International (PHI), Lori Matthews leads PHI healthcare and health sciences strategic planning and facility development initiatives and serves as client executive for projects. She advises PHI’s partners with an integrated approach to infrastructure development and implementation planning to transform their aspirations into the built environment. Ms. Matthews…

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Mehul Mehta, MD

As part of Partners HealthCare International (PHI)’s executive leadership group, Mehul Mehta, MD, provides strategic leadership and direction for PHI’s operations and programs. Over the last 14 years, Dr. Mehta has worked on multiple projects within both the private and public sectors in more than a dozen countries. These projects have focused on the development…

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Lucene Tong, MD

Lucene Tong, MD, is the International Director of Clinical Service Planning at Partners HealthCare International (PHI). Her expertise focuses on healthcare systems development, including strategic business planning, facility medical planning, clinical program development, operations planning, quality improvement, and staff development. Dr. Tong works closely with PHI’s international partners in developing strategies and implementation plans for…

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Lauren Williams, DM

Lauren Williams, DM, serves as the Director of Hospital Operations Planning at Partners HealthCare International.  She is a registered nurse and served in several senior hospital administrator roles including Vice President of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer, and Vice President of Clinical Strategic Development.  Prior to joining PHI, she was the Vice President of…

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Rachel D’Ambrosio

Rachel D’Ambrosio, PMP, is responsible for the management and implementation of educational and professional development programs for academic clients across the globe. Working with Partners HealthCare International (PHI) leadership and advisors, she helps ensure program success and partner satisfaction. Ms. D’Ambrosio has increased responsibility assisting PHI Executive Leadership in project staffing and operations for advisory…

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John Flynn

John is Director of Business Development at Partners HealthCare, where he is responsible for growing Partners’ international advisory services and commercial efforts that bring high quality, modern healthcare to global collaborators. John’s background includes strategy, operations, organizational development, network management, business development and management consulting. Prior to joining Partners, John was part of a turnaround…

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