Conversations with Jason Mantzoukas

Next in the Series: coming soon!

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 6:00 pm

Stay tuned for the third 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.


View previous events below!

“Building the Plane as we Fly”: Lessons Learned from COVID-19


Join CEO Dr. Kiame Mahaniah and Actor/Writer Jason Mantzoukas as they discuss parts of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • As we saw this pandemic unfolding, how did we plan for it, and how did those preparations work out?
  • How did we adjust so quickly to quickly as new information kept coming out about the virus?
  • How did we shift the ways we treated and saw patients throughout the course of the pandemic?
  • What might the future be of telehealth as we move past the pandemic response?
  • What was our response to considering the health crisis as part of concurrent economic crisis?
  • How were we able to shift focus again to start providing vaccines so quickly, and how is the rollout going? (Major shoutout to our partnership with the City of Lynn and MGB Salem Hospital, and all of our incredible community partners!)

Watch the entire virtual event on our YouTube channel, featuring a Q&A discussion with: 

  • Kimberly Eng, Chief Operating Officer
  • Dr. Kiame Mahaniah, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jason Mantouzaks, Actor / Writer
  • Dr. Geoff Pechinsky, Chief Medical Officer 



“Crystallization of Values”: Embracing the Mantle of Leadership


Join CEO Dr. Kiame Mahaniah and Actor/Writer Jason Mantzoukas as they discuss what qualifies a community health center. 

  • What does it mean to be a Federally Qualified Health Center? 
  • What are the parts of LCHC, and of the City of Lynn, that attracted our CEO, Dr. Kiame Mahaniah, to be part of this health center?
  • How is the health center staff representative of our diverse community in the City of Lynn? How does this impact our patients? 
  • Throughout the re-emergence of the Black Lives Matter social justice movement, how did LCHC respond and see ourselves in this movement?  
  • How did our whole team adjust to the necessary needs of COVID-19, and how did Dr. Mahaniah lead during this time? 
  • What are you expecting for Community Health Centers in the coming months?

Watch the entire virtual event on our YouTube channel, featuring a Q&A discussion with: 

  • Dr. Kiame Mahaniah, Chief Executive Officer
  • Bill Mantzoukas, LCHC Co-Founder
  • Jason Mantouzaks, Actor / Writer