ABIGAIL PAINE, MSSW, MPH

ABIGAIL PAINE, MSSW, MPH
Vice President of Quality

Ms. Paine is responsible for the oversight of quality improvement initiatives at the health center.

Ms. Paine is a graduate of Oberlin College, and holds Master’s degrees from the School of Social Work and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. She has worked at Fair Haven Community Health Care since 2007, where she is currently the Director of Programs. Ms. Paine also leads quality improvement initiatives, including the health center’s Quality Improvement Council, and oversees data collecting and reporting for UDS clinical quality measures.

Prior to joining Fair Haven, Ms. Paine worked at the Boston Public Health Commission, in the AIDS Program where she provided technical support to community health centers and other organizations receiving funds through the Ryan White Part A program. She began her public health career as a medical assistant in a Planned Parenthood clinic in Chicago, IL, where she learned firsthand how access to health care can improve people’s lives.

Ms. Paine was born and raised in New Haven, is a graduate of Wilbur Cross High School, and currently lives here with her husband and three children.