Eva Zasloff MD, family physician, director
Dr Zasloff is the founder and director of Tova Health. She is a board certified family physician with a focus on pediatric and women's health. She received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her medical residency training at Tufts University.
Dr Zasloff is dedicated to innovating care for newborns and postpartum women in our country. Tova Health is a new model of care, a first in the country of this kind to address well recognized concerns around breastfeeding rates and maternal care. She was honored to be on the advisory board for the national 2018 MIT Media Lab Breastpump Hackathon where leaders in science, innovation, and policy came together to brainstorm ways to improve upon breastfeeding and maternity rights in out country.
During her medical training, Dr Zasloff was granted the FOCUS medical award where she founded a program to support pregnant teens. She has published various articles on pediatric and postpartum issues, including research from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and Boston Children's Hospital, as well as writings for popular journals including Mother magazine and Mind Body Green.
She is a mother of 3 boys and has been practicing family medicine in the Boston area for many years. Dr Zasloff is thrilled to have created this new approach to postpartum and newborn care.
Michelle Clarke NP, family nurse practitioner
Michelle is a family nurse practitioner at Tova Health. She also works as a primary care provider for both pediatrics and adults at a family medicine practice in Somerville, Mass.
Michelle worked as a pediatric nurse and a newborn ICU nurse for many years in community hospitals in the Chicago area. During her graduate training, she was a clinical instructor and teaching assistant for the University of Illinois nursing program.
As a mother and provider, she is passionate about caring for growing families. She believes that fourth trimester care in the home environment allows for a more holistic approach that has the potential to decrease stress on new parents as well as increase success of meeting all the needs of the family. Michelle is honored to be part of the Tova Health team.
Kathy Kates NP, family nurse practitioner
Kathy is a family nurse practitioner. In addition to supporting the Tova Health team, she also runs a pelvic floor practice focusing on myofascial release therapy at Om Namo Center and works as a bilingual primary care provider at a community health center in Waltham.
Prior to her medical training, Kathy was a professional musician, playing locally with the Boston Pops and also traveling the world. Her two career paths, while disparate, have both served to foster a lifelong curiosity about the body from a biomechanical perspective. Her passion lies in educating others on how they can function optimally in order to live their happiest and healthiest lives. She is also a proud mother, wife, and breast cancer survivor.
Davin Eurich, operations manager + family advocate
Davin Eurich earned her BA from the University of the Pacific, where she majored in International Relations and Global Studies with a minor in Spanish Language Studies.
Davin was the Project Coordinator for the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University that aims to improve the delivery of value-bathesed healthcare around the world. She has studied and traveled extensively in Latin America, participating in several community volunteer projects in the areas of environment, health, and education. Before joining Tova Health, Davin worked in healthcare management for a private practice and as a Spanish medical patient advocate for a community-based free clinic. Davin plays an integral role at Tova Health as both the systems manager and family advocate.
Jackie Joyce RN, nurse