The Association of MGH Multicultural Professionals (AMMP) is a volunteer organization of employees from Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Mass General Brigham HealthCare System and its entities, who are dedicated to achieving a common goal. These are our board members.
Latoya P. Brewster, MBA
Latoya P. Brewster, MBA, began her career at Mass General in 2008 and has been an AMMP member since 2017. Latoya is passionate about helping people. She enjoys problem solving and works to create processes that improve efficiency. As the director of the Environmental Services department, Latoya leads a 500+ team that is responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized environment throughout the Mass General community.
Latoya was instrumental in implementing the Choose Well Eat Well traffic light labeling program as well as the Organic Waste Composting program in the MGH Nutrition & Food Services department. Latoya was a featured leader in healthcare in the African American Career World Winter/Spring 2021 edition. She is also the recipient of the YMCA Community Service Award, YMCA Achievers Adult Mentor Award, MGH Service Excellence Leadership Award and Partners in Excellence Individual Award.
Latoya received her master’s degree in health care administration from Simmons University and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Fun Fact: In her free time, Latoya enjoys listening to live music and exploring with her family.
AMMP Vice Chair
AMMP Public Relations Chair
AMMP Membership Chair
Lisa Leung-Tat began her tenure at MGH in November of 2012. After years in varying accounting roles she sought out a career that would be more meaningful to her while offering a sense of fulfillment. That was immediately realized when she was hired as a Patient Service Coordinator (PSC)II of a busy oncology unit in the Adult Infusion Unit of the Cancer Center. While there, Lisa discovered the value of patient-staff interaction and how that helped to ultimately shape a patients visit and overall experience for those going through a challenging period.
One year later, Lisa was promoted to Administrative/Environmental Operations Manager of the very unit she started in. In this role, she is the manager of the Unit Service Associate (USA) and Patient Service Coordinator staff and oversees the daily operations of the Infusion Unit on Yawkey 8E. Within the past five years, her role has expanded to include management of Phlebotomist and Medical Assistants in four additional practices within the Cancer Center.
Lisa holds a BA in psychology with a minor in cognitive science and a graduate certificate in healthcare management, both from UMass Boston. She is also a 500-hour Trauma Informed Yoga Instructor and currently teaches part time at a yoga studio in the community. Lisa was also a recipient of our AMMP scholarship in 2018 and 2019.
Lisa’s leadership style is grounded in uplifting and empowering staff which she achieves by collaboratively working with others to intentionally bring about change and facilitate wellbeing within the work environment. She continues to explore the broad landscape within the MGH community and eagerly welcomes this new chapter as an AMMP Membership Chair. She is proud and honored to be a part of this important work with AMMP and the MGH institution.
AMMP Finance Chair
Orleuse Louis was born and raised in Haiti, and came to the United States in 2004. She has five siblings. She is the first in her family to graduate with a bachelor's degree. She started working at MGH in 2010 as a Nutrition Service Coordinator. Upon receiving her associate segrees (Medical Information Management and Administrative Information Management) from Bunker Hill Community College in 2013 and 2014, she was promoted to Patient Food Service Supervisor I. Through hard work and dedication in 2019, she received her bachelor's degree from Cambridge College. Months after graduating from CC, she was granted a Patient Food Service Manager position. Her focus is to continue to grow in her profession and help employees who struggle with the language barrier (English as a second language) and others who struggle to find their paths. She is blessed to be part of MGH/MGB.
Family/Personal: She has been married to her husband, Rools, for eight years. They have a daughter, Sarah-Jane, who is eight years old. She and her family enjoy traveling and cooking.
AMMP Scholarship Chair
Samira Kottat began her career at MGH in January of 2016 and has been a member of AMMP since then. Prior to that, she worked at BWH for 9 years demonstrating different responsibilities/ job positions and received several promotions. She is currently serving as the administrative manager at the International Patient Center, where she held multiple positions and received three promotions. Samira holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with international management focus and is currently working on her MBA program. Samira resides in Revere with her husband and two kids (Heba and Ayan). Samira enjoys cooking, traveling, spending quality time with the family, and is dedicated to the cause of helping others and pushing those that are in need to succeed.
AMMP Administration Chair
Denise Cremins joined Mass General in 2014 as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of Patient Access Services; she also supports the senior leadership team of the 94-person department spanning six locations. Prior to joining Mass General, Denise spent many years in the financial services industry and counts her volunteer experience with Dress for Success’ Going Places Network (a job search program), the Boston South Women’s Employment Network and as a Team Leader for the Dale Carnegie Course, as both rewarding and truly humbling.
Denise has been a member of AMMP since 2019 and is excited to have the opportunity to serve AMMP and its members as Administrative Chair. While at MGH, she has also been a selection committee member for the YMCA Achiever’s Award since 2019. She received an undergraduate degree in history/women’s studies from UMass Boston, a master’s degree in management from Cambridge College and a certificate in human resources from UMass Boston.
Denise lives in Braintree with her husband (also an MGH employee) and son. She enjoys traveling, attending the theater, historic house tours, baking and spending time with family and friends.
AMMP Nomination Chair
Miguel started his career at Mass General in 2019 after leaving the hospitality industry. He currently works in PCS as a staff assistant. Miguel has a passion to help and empower others. He attended Oakland University in Rochester, MI, where he received his bachelor’s degree in general management and minored in operations management. Miguel is currently enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Boston and is pursuing an MBA with a specialization in business analytics. He is proud to work in an organization that values diversity; he has been an AMMP member since 2019.
Fun fact: In his free time, Miguel enjoys traveling and learning about local cultures, and attempting to cook their foods.