Center for Medical Simulation (CMS)

100 First Avenue, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02129-2011
Phone: 617-726-3034
Fax: 617-726-3046
Email: info@harvardmedsim.org
Website: https://www.harvardmedsim.org

Operations Team

Johnny Cartwright – Simulation SpecialistJohnny Cartwright – Simulation Specialist
Johnny is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, where he earned his Bachelors in Business Administration and Operations Management. Prior to joining CMS as a Simulation Technologist, Johnny spent almost 6 years as a Surgical Instrument Specialist and Regional Sales Manager with O.R. Specialties & Envision Medical in Michigan.

Anthony Dancel – Technical DirectorAnthony Dancel – Technical Director
Prior to becoming Technical Director, Mr. Dancel served for three years as CMS' Senior Simulation Specialist and Educational Technologist. Tony also has more than 10 years of experience in pharmacy. He is a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician and previously served as the Lead Pharmacy Technician for Training and Compliance at Massachusetts General Hospital. Tony earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Laura Gay Majerus – Education and Media Technology Specialist Laura Gay Majerus, M.Ed. – Education and Media Technology Specialist
Laura is a graduate of Ithaca College where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Mathematics. She completed the Master of Instructional Design Program at the University of Massachusetts - Boston in 2012. Laura has prior experience in sales, marketing, customer service and technical writing. Her previous position was as the Action Learning Program Coordinator at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, where she provided program management and administrative support for the "Action Learning" courses and played an active role in bringing new technology to the classroom as well as training faculty and staff in its use.

Paul Montgomery – Education Coordinator Paul Montgomery – Education Coordinator
Mr. Montgomery earned his PhD in physics from MIT, after which he studied pastoral counseling at divinity school. After an internship counseling the terminally ill, he began teaching about coping with death, dying, and loss. He spent the next 37 years in end-of-life care, first on the Geriatrics Team and as Director of Consultation and Education Services for the Cambridge-Somerville Mental Health Center, then as a certified grief counselor and Hospice Manager, and most recently as a member of the Mass General Hospital's Palliative Care Service. Mr. Montgomery has taught and organized conferences throughout his healthcare career. He joined CMS in 2008.

Rhonda Young – Administrative Coordinator Rhonda Young – Administrative Coordinator
Ms. Young joined CMS as Administrative Staff Assistant in 2001 and assumed the role of Coordinator in 2010. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science from Emmanuel College in Boston and has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare. Prior to joining CMS, she was the Team Leader in the Obstetrics & Gynecology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital.