May Institute Names Albertina Lopes Vice President of Healthcare Systems


Randolph, Mass. – Albertina Lopes, MD, has been promoted to Vice President of Healthcare Systems for May Institute, a national nonprofit organization that provides services across the lifespan for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurological disorders, as well as other special needs.

In her new position, Dr. Lopes is responsible for overseeing healthcare systems and ensuring continuity of healthcare services at May Institute. She will also provide leadership and guidance regarding healthcare collaboration for each program’s healthcare staff and management team across the organization.

With 20 years of experience in Human Services, Dr. Lopes has served May Institute in a variety of capacities, starting as a direct care staff at the May Center School for Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders, as a Senior Training Specialist, and most recently as Senior Director of Safety, Risk Management, and Healthcare Systems. She also served as the Co-Chair and then Chair of May’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council as Safety Officer. Prior to joining May Institute, Dr. Lopes worked in the fields of healthcare and education domestically and abroad. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Doctorate in Medicine.

“Tina’s medical expertise, deep understanding of the needs of individuals served at May Institute, and ability to educate, motivate, and empower May employees is a powerful combination,” says Lauren C. Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP. “I am grateful for her contributions to the organization over the years, and know that she will further strengthen our leadership team.”     

About May Institute
May Institute is a nonprofit organization that is a national leader in the field of applied behavior analysis and evidence-based interventions, serving autistic individuals and individuals with other developmental disabilities, brain injury, neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs. Founded more than 65 years ago, we provide a wide range of exceptional educational and rehabilitative services across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit


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