Marva has been on the board of Codman Square Health Center since 1983. She was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Boston Home, where she worked for eleven years. Marva is the President of the Massachusetts Extended Care Federation and past President of the Massachusetts Public Health Association. She was recently named President of the Massachusetts Long Term Care Foundation. Additionally, she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University and a lecturer for the Boston University School of Management, as well as a member of the Newton Health Commission. She holds a B.A. from Boston University and an M.P.H. from Yale University. Marva enjoys playing tennis.
In her own words: “CSHC is an extraordinary organization. Since I have been on the Board for so many years, I have witnessed the expansion of the scope of services that encompasses so many aspects of enhancing quality of life for all those who in the Codman Square area. CSHC is a model for integrating health care with the life of the community. The staff is dedicated, innovative and committed.”