South Weymouth, Mass., March 31,2017

Cohasset resident Barbara Green, PhD, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of South Shore Health System Foundation, the philanthropic arm of South Shore Health System, a not-for-profit, charitable provider of acute, outpatient, home health and hospice care to the 600,000 residents of Southeastern Massachusetts.

Dr. Green is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has practiced in Hingham for more than 25 years.  She co-founded the Center for Integrative Counseling and Wellness in Hingham, is on the staff of South Shore Health System and is the founder of the Youth Health Connection (YHC), serving as medical director.  The YHC’s mission is providing health knowledge and risk prevention to youth and the adults in their lives through collaboration, education and coalition building.

She holds a B.S. in Individual and Family Systems, a M.Ed. in Child and Educational Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, all from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Green is on staff at Walden Behavioral Care, serves on the Clinical Advisory Committee for the Greater New England Multiple Sclerosis Society and is a consultant with the Bozeman, Montana Cancer Support Community.

“We are delighted that Dr. Green has joined our Foundation Board,” said Chris Flynn, Chair, South Shore Health System Foundation. “She is dedicated to the health and well-being of the youth in our community and, in recognition of this, she is a past recipient of the prestigious Luminaria Medallion given to an individual who embraces the mission of our Home Care programs.”

South Shore Health System is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, charitable organization that provides a broad range of health services to the 620,000 residents of Southeastern Massachusetts.  South Shore Health System comprises South Shore Hospital, South Shore Medical Center, South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore, Health Provider Services Organization, South Shore NeuroSpine, South Shore Physician Hospital Organization, Physician Organization of the South Shore, and South Shore Health System Foundation.  Visit to learn more.

The South Shore Health System Foundation is the philanthropic arm of South Shore Health System. It supports the mission by engaging patients and their families, colleagues and community members in a variety of fundraising and volunteer opportunities. To learn more about giving and special events please visit