"Building the Plane as we Fly," Lessons Learned from COVID-19

a conversation between Actor/Writer Jason Mantzoukas and CEO Dr. Kiame Mahaniah

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 6:00 pm

The first in a series of virtual dialogues in preparation for our 50th Anniversary Celebration. A live Q&A with Dr. Mahaniah will follow the pre-recorded event.

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Jason Mantzoukas, Actor and Writer

Jason Mantzoukas can next be seen in Antoine Fuqua’s INFINITE opposite Mark Wahlberg and Chiwetel Ejiofor. In 2018, he starred in THE LONG DUMB ROAD, an American road trip comedy that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. On the feature side, Mantzoukas can also be seen in JOHN WICK 3, THE HOUSE, THE DICTATOR, HOW TO BE SINGLE, and SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE. On television, Mantzoukas is best known for roles like Jay on Netflix’s BIG MOUTH, Rafi on FXX’s THE LEAGUE, Adrian Pimento on FOX/NBC’s BROOKLYN NINE-NINE and Derek on NBC’s THE GOOD PLACE, as well as shows including I’M SORRY, NO ACTIVITY, KROLL SHOW, MODERN FAMILY, TRANSPARENT, BROAD CITY, PARKS AND RECREATION, ENLIGHTENED and COMMUNITY. In addition to his acting work, Mantzoukas co-hosts the wildly popular comedy podcast “How Did This Get Made?” alongside June Diane Raphael and Paul Scheer, where the trio hilariously analyze bad movies.

Jason Mantzoukas, born in Nahant, Massacusetts in 1972, is the son of Lynn Community Health Center founder William Mantzoukas.

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Kiame Mahaniah, MD, CEO of Lynn Community Health Center

Kiame Mahaniah, M.D., is the CEO of Lynn Community Health Center in Lynn, MA. He sees his interest in medicine as key to his pursuit of social justice.

In his clinical work, Dr. Mahaniah has been a leader in integrating substance use disorder treatment into primary care and teaching. Prior to joining the Lynn Community Health Center, Dr. Mahaniah started his Greater Boston career as a physician at the Greater Lawrence Family Health, served as the Chief Medical Officer of the North Shore Community Health, Inc. in Salem, MA. He holds an appointment at the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Dr. Mahaniah was born in Philadelphia but grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Geneva, Switzerland, before returning to the United States at age 19. He attended Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia and completed his residency at UPMC-St. Margaret Memorial Hospital.   He served as a National Health Scholar in Pittsburgh, PA.


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