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Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and CHA Celebrate New Primary Care Assembly Square

07/12/2018
Cambridge Health Alliance leaders, Board of Trustee members and staff celebrate the opening.

On Wednesday, July 11, Mayor Joseph Curtatone and staff from Cambridge Health Alliance came together to celebrate the opening of CHA’s newest primary care practice at Assembly Square in Somerville. Mary Cassesso, CHA’s chief community officer and president of the CHA Foundation, served as emcee of the event and kicked-off the speaking program with anecdotes about CHA’s long-standing commitment to the health and wellness of Somerville. Mayor Curtatone shared a few personal stories about his family's connection to CHA. CEO Pat Wardell discussed the importance of primary care to local residents and CHA Board of Trustees chair Joshua Posner thanked the staff and community on behalf of the Board. Jaharis Family Chair of Family Medicine and CHA Physician, Wayne Altman, MD, FAAFP, recognized the essential need for this new family medicine practice in this growing neighborhood.