Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Nelson Adamson, MD

Collin Cousins, MS2

Collin Cousins is a 2nd year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  He grew up in Minneapolis and received his BA in Sociology from Macalester College.  After Macalester, he served in the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan and did research on HPV and Cervical Cancer in Mexico City.

John Crosson, MD

Laurel Gamm, MD

Laurel GammDr. Laurel Gamm is trained in family medicine and has worked as both a family medicine primary care doctor and more recently in the emergency department in rural Minnesota (New Ulm). She is a long-time PNHP member and has been involved in the single-payer movement in Minnesota since the early 1990s.  Laurel works for Health Care for the Homeless in St. Paul.  Together with Inge De Becker, she was co-chair of PNHP MN 8/1/2013- 7/31/2015, and she remains on the Board of Directors.

Alison Key, JD, MS2

Alison graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2012, where she was a member of the University Figure Skating Team.  She received her JD in 2015 from the University of Minnesota Law School.  She is currently at the University of Minnesota Medical School and anticipates earning her MD in 2019.  In her free time, she enjoys reading and drinking tea.

Lauren LaPinta

Rose Marie S. Leslie, MS2

Rose Marie is a second year Medical Student at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  She grew up in Minneapolis and moved to Tacoma, Washington to obtain her undergraduate degree at the University of Puget Sound.  She graduated with degrees in Molecular Cellular Biology, Latin American Studies, and Spanish.  In 2012, she worked at La Clinica in St. paul as the HIV Health Educator and Risk Reduction Counselor.  She enjoys live music, cooking, cross-training, and spending time outdoors.

Augie Lindmark, MS2

After graduating from Luther College, Augie joined FACE AIDS in The Ride Against AIDS, a 4,000 mile cross-country bike ride that engaged the country on the HIV/AIDS epidemic.  His passion for health equity led him to Haiti where he conducted malnutrition research and to St. Cloud, MN, where he partnered with immigrant and refugee communities as an AmeriCorps member.  He currently studies medicine at the University of Minnesota – Duluth Medical Schoool.  Augie enjoys trail running, attempting to cook, and writing about his favorite superheroes, especially Batman.

Glen Peterson, PhD
Lauren Peterson, PA
Chris Reif, MD
Chuck Sawyer, DC
Carrie Terrell, MD, FACOG

MN Monthly pic 1Carrie is an assistant Professor in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She is the Division Director for General Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Terrell completed her residency at the University of Minnesota in 1999.  She also attended medical school at the U of M and finished in 1995.  Dr. Terrell is medical director of (and created) the Women’s Health Specialists Clinic: a comprehensive, integrative clinic which encompasses obstetrics, gynecology, internal medicine, family medicine, holistic care, midwifery, psychology, nutrition and massage.  She has held various administrative positions including Chief of Staff at the U of M Medical Center.  She is active in training medical students and residents, and is driven by providing the best possible, evidence-based, compassionate care to patients, educating learners, and improving health systems.