Core and Associated Faculty



Daniel Mullin, PsyD
Dr. Mullin is the onsite supervisor at the Barre Family Health Center. Dr. Mullin is the onsite supervisor at the Barre Family Health Center. He completed a two year post-doctoral experience at Rochester Medical School. He has interests in health behavior change, integrated primary care and resident teaching. His primary passion is teaching Motivational Interviewing through experiential trainings and runs the Certificate for Intensive Training in Motivational Interviewing course through the Center for Integrated Primary Care.



Tina Runyan, PhD
Dr. Runyan is the Director and primary clinical supervisor of the fellowship. She joined our faculty as Associate Director of Behavioral Science and is the Behavioral Science Director for the Worcester Family Medicine Residency. She has extensive experience in health psychology in primary care. She has been a leader in developing integrated primary care in the Air Force and has experience in teaching and academic leadership in health psychology graduate training. Her primary clinical interests are in the role of trauma in primary care and physician wellness, including teaching mindfulness based skills to residents.


Alexa Connell, Ph.D.
Ali is the Assistant Director of the Center for Integrated Primary Care. She is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine. A graduate of our fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology in Primary Care, she completed her undergraduate studies at Clark University in Worcester MA and earned her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Duke University is Durham, NC. Her pre-doctoral internship in Behavioral Health was completed at the Medical University of South Carolina. Ali’s research and clinical interests include the interaction of depression with obesity and obesity related illnesses, as well as the use of mindfulness and acceptance based strategies for chronic pain. 




Stephen Earls, MD
Medical Director and Education Director
Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences of The George Washington University
The George Washington University, MD
Miriam Hospital Internal Medicine Residency
University of Massachusetts/Worcester City Hospital
Areas of Interest and Research: Rural Health, Healthcare and Practice Management




Stephanie Carter-Henry, MD, MS
Education Director, Hahnemann Family Health Center
Assistant Professor
Commonwealth Honors College at University of Massachusetts-Amherst (BS, 2003) (MS, 2004)
Family Medicine Residency: UMass Worcester Family Medicine Residency, 2011
Dr. Carter-Henry's academic interests are in curriculum development, graduate medical education in maternal health, and medical student specialty choice. Her clinical interests include family centered maternity care, behavioral and mental health, and group prenatal care.

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