Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Laurie Ansorge Ball oversees the day-to-day operations of the Department of Psychiatry and has management oversight for the following department functions:
- Budget & finance
- Human resources and payroll
- Project management
- Data management
- Practice operations & faculty credentialing
- Research administration
- Space acquisition & allocation
Laurie joined the Department of Psychiatry in 2003, after a 20 year career in Massachusetts state government. There, she held a number of senior administrative and program management positions, including assistant commissioner for management and finance for the Department of Mental Retardation, budget director for the Division of Medical Assistance (Medicaid/MassHealth) and director of behavioral health programs for MassHealth. She also served as chief financial officer for a non-profit agency providing mental health and social services.
Laurie received a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a master’s degree from Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management.