Erin Gibson

Erin joined Tufts CTSI as Executive Director in January 2024. She previously worked at Boston Medical Center as the Associate Director of Research Operations for the Healing Communities Study, a $350M NIH study aiming to reduce opioid overdose deaths in 67 communities in four states.  Prior to that role, Erin was a Program Manager at … Continued

Kiran Kui

Kiran Yan Kui is a Research Associate at the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition. Kiran is passionate about addressing social and structural determinants to promote health equity within Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA & NH/PI) communities. Her research explores the intersection of climate change, food insecurity, and … Continued

Clark Evans

Clark is a veteran software developer, a founder of the YAML project, and was previously technical co-founder of Prometheus Research, now part of IQVIA. For 16 years at Prometheus, Clark was the architect of numerous patient registries, including those at the Simons Foundation, the Marcus Autism Center, CureSMA, the Autism Biomarker Consortium for Clinical Trials … Continued

Chloe Yang

Chloe Yang is Project Manager of the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition. Drawing from her background in community-engaged public health research, Chloe is interested in studying and addressing inequities related to social, environmental, and economic determinants of health. She is particularly interested in mental health, adolescent health, and environmental justice … Continued

Samuel Gebru

Samuel M. Gebru, Professor of the Practice of Political Science at Tufts University, is a Senior Advisor for Community and Stakeholder Engagement at the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Tufts Center for State Policy Analysis at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, … Continued

Jared Houghtaling

Jared is involved with the development and expansion of the Tufts Research Data Warehouse (TRDW), supporting research teams in their data needs, and taking part in exciting grant funded projects led by ICRHPS faculty. Jared joins Tufts CTSI from edenceHealth where he was a Lead Data Scientist. His work there focused on data harmonization projects … Continued

Robert Goldberg

Dr. Goldberg a Professor Emeritus in the Division of Epidemiology in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMCMS). Dr. Goldberg served previously as the Chief of this Division for more than 12 years, having stepped down from this leadership position approximately 2 years ago. Dr. … Continued

Erika Werner

Dr. Werner serves as Senior Advisor to the Small Grants to Advance Translational Science (S-GATS) program. She is the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University and the Louis E. Phaneuf Teaching & Research Professor of Gynecology at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Werner is a national expert on diabetes in pregnancy, preeclampsia and cost-effective … Continued

Meghan Short

Meg joined the Center for Quantitative Methods and Data Science in the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) at Tufts Medical Center on March 1. Meg earned a doctorate in Biostatistics from Boston University in 2018 and went on to complete postdoctoral fellowships at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative … Continued

Patricia Normandin

The Research Participant Advocate is a trained specialist who is a resource for study volunteers and a liaison to investigators, study teams, and staff. Patricia will be assisting participants and members of the Tufts research community and committed to protecting the safety and confidentiality of research participants. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree … Continued

Paul Beninger

Dr. Beninger joins Tufts CTSI as Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs. He is Associate Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he is the Director of the MD/MBA and MBS/MBA Programs. He has more than three decades of experience as a regulator and member of the Senior Executive … Continued

Angelique Santiago

Angelique holds an MS in Global Health Policy Management and an MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She also received a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communication Arts and Sciences with a certificate in Engineering and Community Engagement from … Continued

Ellaina Reed

Ellaina Reed is the Research Project Coordinator for the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Center and the Center for Clinical Trials (CCT) Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Program. They oversee the project management system for all requests to BERD, links statisticians with projects, coordinates fee-for-service consulting activities, and liaises with other groups in … Continued

Tanya Karagiannis

Dr. Karagiannis has experience in the design, statistical and bioinformatics analysis of genomics and other omics data, particularly in single cell transcriptomic studies of hematopoietic tissues and metagenomics studies in the context of aging and longevity. Her research focus is on the application and development of statistical methods for single cell transcriptomic datasets and other … Continued

Ye Chen

Ye is a statistician associate at BERD. She provides statistical consulting services as it relates to study design, statistical analysis and manuscript preparation. Ye also collaborates a lot with research investigators in clinical trials, metagenomics and epidemiology study. Before joining Tufts CTSI, she was a data analyst at Mass General Hospital and Broad Institute, working … Continued

Elizabeth Pelletier Jones

Elizabeth came to the field of health care and research administration as a temp with an Art History degree, and quickly grew to love research, working with researchers and contributing to scientific discovery. Before coming to Tufts, she worked as research support in cardiovascular research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and in the Amyloidosis … Continued

Siyu Chen

Prior to joining Tufts CTSI, Siyu served as the Medford/Somerville Wellbeing Assessment Intern with Cambridge Health Alliance and as Research Assistant for Health Effects of Anti-Asian Racism in the US (HEAL US) study at Tufts University. She earned a Master of Public Health from Tufts University in 2022 and a Master of Financial Analytics from … Continued

Lily Lin

Lily graduated from UMass Amherst with a degree in Biology. After working in a lab for about 10 years, she made the move to research administration so I that she can remain research adjacent even though she is no longer doing any wet lab work. Her research administration experience comes from her time at both … Continued

Anna Thompson

Anna completed her M.Phil in International Community Health from the University of Oslo in Norway and has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Victoria in Canada. Her graduate research focused on the impacts of perinatal regionalization on mothers and healthcare providers living in rural communities in Southeast Alaska. Prior to joining Tufts … Continued

Kyle Zollo-Venecek

Mr. Zollo-Venecek joined Tufts CTSI on July 11, 2022. After graduating Bates College with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, he worked for four years as an environmental science research technician in the Alaskan Arctic and Puerto Rico. During that time, he built a proficiency as a data professional and eventually became a programmer analyst at … Continued

Mark Sarnak

Dr. Sarnak is Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM). His research focuses on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in chronic kidney disease (CKD), aging and kidney disease, cognitive function and CKD, and novel biomarkers of CKD. Dr. Sarnak’s research is funded by the National Institutes … Continued

Michael Ratty

Michael joined Tufts CTSI in April 2022. Previously, he served as the Director of Communications and Director of Alumni Communications at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston.

Michael T. Chin

Dr. Chin is Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, the Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program at TUSM and the Research Director for the Tufts Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Tufts Medical Center, who still maintains an active clinical practice. In these roles he oversees the recruitment and education of MD-PhD candidates, … Continued

Cortney Wieber

Cortney is a Senior Project Manager in the JHU-Tufts Trial Innovation Center. Prior to her role at Tufts, Cortney spent seven years as the Director of Education of a Boston-Based STEM non-profit, developing and executing innovative educational programs for elementary, middle, and high school students. She received her M.S. from James Cook University in Queensland, … Continued

Noelle Weicker

Noelle is the Project Manager for Community and Stakeholder Engagement for Tufts CTSI. Through this role she collaborates with CTSI leadership and community partners to promote broad stakeholder engagement across the translational research spectrum. She manages a diverse group of community members who, through the Stakeholder Expert Panel, inform Tufts CTSI’s activities and help to … Continued

Anastasia Gurinovich

Dr. Gurinovich’s training is in bioinformatics with main expertise in analysis and integration of genetic and genomic data and genome-wide association studies. Her main research focus is on analysis of genotype and whole-genome sequencing data of centenarians in order to identify rare genetic variants that are associated with healthy aging. Additionally, she works on integrating … Continued

MyDzung Chu

MyDzung T. Chu, PhD, MSPH, is the Director of the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute. She is also Faculty Investigator at the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine in the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies. Trained as an environmental and occupational epidemiologist, … Continued

Kevin Auguste

Mr. Auguste supports program leadership and staff in the administration of the Health Informatics Program and coordination of initiatives. He works closely with Ms. Rojevsky in planning and implementation activities, communicates with investigators, organizes meetings, supporting faculty in timely completion of deliverables. He supports Dr. Williams in coordinating activities in the Observational Health Data Sciences … Continued

Patrick Catalano

Patrick Catalano, MD is Chair emeritus, Department of Reproductive Biology at Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Catalano is currently a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mother Infant Research Institute (MIRI) of Tufts Medical Center. His research interests include obesity, diabetes, and metabolism in pregnancy. His research includes the longitudinal evaluation of … Continued

Noé Duenas

Noé was born and raised in South Texas and moved to Boston in 2012. In 2014, he joined Tufts University as a clinical research coordinator (CRC), and has been in the clinical research field ever since. During Noé’s time as a CRC, he started and completed the MPH program at Tufts University. He is interested … Continued

Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi

Ms. Kurtz-Rossi’s research interests include behavioral science and health communication, including: integrating health literacy and cultural humility training into global health workforce development to eliminate health disparities; creating audience-centered health communication using plain language principles to enhance understanding and facilitate action; working with hospitals and health centers to implement the 10 attributes of a health- … Continued

Ludovic Trinquart

Dr. Trinquart is the Director of the Center for Clinical Trials at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies and Tufts CTSI. He also is the Director of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board program. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and adjunct … Continued

Marisha Palm

Dr. Marisha Palm joined Tufts Medical Center in October 2018. She is the Program Director for two large national clinical trials networks, the Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Research Network (SIREN) and the Trial Innovation Network (TIN), and Associate Director of Organizational Impact for Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Dr. Palm is interested in … Continued

Kris M. Markman

Dr. Markman is a social scientist and educator with more than 25 years of experience in higher education, including teaching, program administration, and research. Her research expertise is on communication issues related to teaching, learning, and collaborating with and through technology. Recent projects include a study examining organizational, professional, and teaching identity among academic librarians … Continued

Brian Anthony

With over 20 years’ experience in product realization—Dr. Anthony won an Emmy (from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences) in broadcast technical innovation—he designs instruments and techniques to monitor and control physical systems. His work involves systems analysis and design and calling upon mechanical, electrical, and optical engineering, along with computer science and optimization, … Continued

Catherine Ricciardi

Dr. Ricciardi has contributed clinically and academically in multiple clinical and research settings, with a focus on biomedical technology’s impact on clinical care, medical device development, genetic influences on disease, and genetic/genomic education for health care providers. She received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.

Binta Barry

Binta Barry joined Tufts CTSI in November 2020. In her role as Senior Project Manager, Binta manages the Collaboration for Research Equity, Sustainability, and Trust (CREST). Binta previously worked for the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter for almost 4 years, where she was responsible for coordinating and delivering education programs relevant to Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving, … Continued

Yoav Golan

Dr. Golan is an infectious disease specialist whose research focuses on hospital-acquired infections, antibiotic resistance, MRSA, C. difficile infections, invasive fungal infections, and hospital epidemiology. He is a graduate of the Hadassah School of Medicine at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. He completed a medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at the Tel Aviv … Continued

Benjamin Wessler

Dr. Wessler is a cardiologist and clinical researcher at Tufts Medical Center. His research focuses on understanding individual therapeutic benefit of cardiovascular interventions and exploring risk prediction for patients with cardiovascular disease with specific attention to applying tools to individualize treatment strategies. He is a graduate of Tufts CTSI’s Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program … Continued

Paola Sebastiani

Dr. Sebastiani is a multidisciplinary biostatistician, with a long track record of developing new methodologies in Bayesian statistics, decision theory, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and statistical experimental design, in addition to teaching, mentoring, and leading interdisciplinary research projects. She introduced innovative Bayesian techniques for the analysis of genomic and genetic data and was a pioneer … Continued

Sarah K. Brewer

Sarah is the Project Manager for Evaluation and Continuous Improvement. Previously, she was the Senior Research Project Coordinator for the Research Process Improvement, Regulatory Knowledge and Support, and Evaluation programs. In her role, Sarah applies her expertise in qualitative research methods, quality improvement, and project management to evaluate impact and move research forward. She holds … Continued

Amanda Schutt

Prior to joining Tufts CTSI in April 2020, Amanda was Chief Operations Officer for a multi-state science education non-profit providing enrichment services to K-12 students and professional development for classroom teachers. She earned her MS in Environmental Science from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Andrew Williams

Dr. Andrew Williams is a Co-Leader of Tufts CTSI’s Informatics Core, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and Professor of the Practice in NU’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Dr. Williams co-leads the Tools and Resources and Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership and Open Biomedical Ontologies (OMOP2OBO) Domain Teams in the … Continued

Andrea L. Brissette

Andrea joined Tufts CTSI in November of 2019 as a Research Administrator II.  She brings a background in administration and research from Massachusetts General Hospital as a Staff Assistant III, Clinical Research Coordinator II, and a Grant Coordinator.  Andrea obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Tissue Engineering from Worcester … Continued

Eugene W. Hinderer III

Dr. Hinderer is a research staff member of the Tufts Analytics Platform at Tufts CTSI, specializing in bioinformatics. He received his PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Kentucky in the summer of 2019, where his dissertation focused on developing software for the augmented utilization of biological ontologies toward improving annotation enrichment … Continued

Ramnath Subbaraman

Dr. Subbaraman’s field research in India focuses on identifying deficiencies across multiple points in the TB cascade of care to facilitate the development of patient-centered interventions. He is currently contributing to an evaluation of novel digital adherence technologies that have the potential to improve medication adherence in TB patients; this work is supported by the … Continued

Perrie O’Tierney-Ginn

Perrie O’Tierney-Ginn, PhD is a Principal Investigator in the Mother Infant Research Institute (MIRI) at Tufts Medical Center. Her research interest is the effect of maternal nutrition on fetal cardiovascular development and fat deposition, focusing on the role of placental lipid management in this relationship. She received her PhD in cardiovascular molecular biology in 2006 … Continued

Dorothy Dulko

Dr. Dulko earned her Ph.D. in Cancer Nursing Research from the College of Nursing at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She earned a post graduate certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from New York University. She holds a Master of Science degree from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. … Continued

Alyssa Cabrera

Alyssa Cabrera joined Tufts CTSI in April 2019 as a Project Manager for the Research Process Improvement team. She’s a former Peace Corps Volunteer (Paraguay 2009-2011) with a background in public health and quality improvement. She completed her MPH in Global Health at Boston University’s School of Public Health in 2013 and became a Certified … Continued

Madina Agénor

Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH is the inaugural Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society in the Department of Community Health at Tufts University. As a social epidemiologist and health services researcher, Dr. Agénor investigates health and health care inequities in relation to various dimensions of social inequality – especially sexual orientation, gender … Continued

Taimur Dad

Dr. Dad is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and a member of the Division of Nephrology at Tufts Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Biology from Brandeis University and completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Tufts Medical Center … Continued

Cheryl London

Dr. London has an active laboratory research program centered on comparative and translational oncology and is involved in the training of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. She has recently joined the Clinical Trials Office at the Cummings School to expand operations and enhance capacity and breadth of trials performed in client-owned animals. Dr. London is … Continued

Linda Hudson

Dr. Hudson has been trained as a public health educator and researcher, with over 20 years of experience in community health program development, implementation, and evaluation. Her work has focused specifically on vulnerable populations including low-income and communities of color with an emphasis on primary and secondary prevention of chronic diseases.

Swetha Chinta

Ms. Chinta is the primary subject matter expert on the Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) at Tufts Medical Center. She is an experienced analyst, able to synthesize stakeholder and business needs to support the design, build, deployment, and integrations management, as well as user support for CTMS. Swetha brings a strong background in clinical research … Continued

Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha

Dr. Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha is the Julia A. Okoro Professor of Black Maternal Health in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Amutah-Onukagha is the Founder and Director of the Center of Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice (CBMHRJ), and of the Maternal Outcomes of Translational Health Equity … Continued

Nadia Prokofieva

Nadia joined Tufts CTSI in December 2017. As Senior Project Manager, Nadia develops and oversees projects and programs that are of critical importance to achieving Tufts CTSI’s mission, specifically focusing on the Pilot Studies Program. Most recently, Nadia worked as the Grants and Programs Associate at the DentaQuest Foundation. While there, Nadia managed relationships with … Continued

Jeanne Madden

Dr. Jeanne Madden’s research primarily concerns access to health care, the burden of costs on patients, and the consequences of health system changes. She has directed several federally-funded studies examining the impact of changes in Medicare pharmacy benefits on access to treatments for chronic illness. Dr. Madden is leading a qualitative study to gather perspectives … Continued

Tania Konry

Dr. Konry’s laboratory at Northeastern University is focused on developing novel Bio-MEMS approaches to advance point of care diagnostics, cell culture and drug screenings. She has developed Lab-on-a-Chip (LOC) devices that integrate several laboratory functions such as real time monitoring of target clinically relevant analyte, proteomics, genomics, cell-cell interactions as well as cell secretion and … Continued

Stratis Ioannidis

Stratis Ioannidis is an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, where he also holds a courtesy appointment with the College of Computer and Information Science. He received his BSc (2002) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and his MSc (2004) and PhD (2009) in Computer … Continued

Benjamin Koethe

Since starting at Tufts CTSI in August 2017, Benjamin’s major research interests have involved the application of statistical methods to a variety of clinical and translational studies. As a biostatistician in the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Center at Tufts CTSI, he has collaborated with dozens of investigators at Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, … Continued

Dennis Steindler

Dr. Steindler previously was the Joseph J. Bagnor/Shands Professor of Medical Research in the Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Florida College of Medicine and the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin Madison and received his doctorate in anatomy studying neurobiology from … Continued

Clifford Rosen

Clifford J. Rosen, MD is the Director of Clinical and Translational Research and a Senior Scientist at Maine Medical Center’s Research Institute. He is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Rosen is the founder and Former Director of the Maine Center for Osteoporosis Research and Education. He was the first … Continued

Abby Fleisch

Abby Fleisch, MD, MPH, is an environmental health researcher at MaineHealth Institute for Research, Attending Physician in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Maine Medical Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Fleisch completed residency in pediatrics at … Continued

Elazer Edelman

Elazer R. Edelman, MIT Cabot Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, and Harvard Medical School Professor of Medicine, is a cardiac care unit cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and director of MIT’s Biomedical Engineering Center. His research melds clinical and medical training, focusing on how tissue architecture and local biochemical regulation maintain homeostasis. Edelman … Continued

Robert Sege

Robert Sege, MD, PhD is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he directs a new Center for Community-engaged Medicine. Dr. Sege is nationally known for his research on effective health systems approaches that directly address the social determinants of health. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the … Continued

Peter D. Friedmann

Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH, DFASAM, FACP is Chief Research Officer and Endowed Chair for Clinical Research, Baystate Health; Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, and Professor of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Before coming to Baystate in 2015, he was Professor of Medicine and … Continued

Errol R. Norwitz

Dr. Errol Norwitz is the Louis E. Phaneuf Professor and Chair of OB/GYN at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed his medical training at the University of Cape Town (South Africa), his PhD at Oxford University (England) on a Rhodes Scholarship, and his OB/GYN Residency and Maternal-Fetal Medicine … Continued

Edward J. Hackett

Edward J. Hackett is Vice Provost for Research and a professor in the Heller School for Social Policy and Management. He is responsible for the Office of Research Administration, the Office of Technology Licensing, the Foster Lab (which cares for animal subjects used in research), and Sponsored Program Accounting. From 1997-2015, he was a professor … Continued

Angie Mae Rodday

Dr. Rodday has led or collaborated on research projects in a variety of different areas, including identifying pain trajectories in sickle cell disease, understanding treatment and outcomes among patients with hematological cancers, measuring cholesterol screening and treatment practices and preference among pediatricians, measuring and linking health-related quality of life to clinical outcomes, and evaluating care … Continued

Andreas Klein

In addition to his role at Tufts CTSI, Andreas Klein served as Chair of the Tufts Health Sciences Campus Institutional Review Board (IRB) from 2010 through 2019. Dr. Klein is an attending physician and Associate Chief in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Tufts Medical Center. He is the Director of the Transplant and Cellular Therapy … Continued

Paula (Gigi) Hirsch

Gigi Hirsch, MD serves as Executive Director of the Center for Biomedical System Design & NEWDIGS at the Institute of Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS). She previous held the position of the Executive Director of the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI) since 2007 where she focusesd the majority of her efforts leading … Continued

Teresa May

Dr. May completed medical school at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by residency in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at Maine Medical Center followed by Neurocritical Care Fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian/Cornell Hospital. She now works as a pulmonary/medical/neurocritical care attending at Maine Medical Center. Her current work is meant to explore … Continued

Dominique Michaud

Professor Michaud recently joined the Department of Public Health & Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. She obtained her ScD from the Harvard School of Public Health and has been prior faculty at Harvard, Imperial College London, and Brown University. Her areas of expertise include examining a wide range of risk factors for … Continued

Thomas Stopka

Dr. Thomas Stopka is a professor with the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). He has contributed to and led numerous mixed methods, multidisciplinary, and translational studies focused on the intersection of opioid use disorder (OUD), overdose, and injection-mediated … Continued

Mei Chung

Mei Chung, PhD, MPH has a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and an MPH with dual concentrations on Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Social & Behaviroal Science from Boston University School of Public Health. She has extensive methodological expertise in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and … Continued

Michaela Reagan

Dr. Reagan is a Faculty Scientist II at MaineHealth Institute for Research (MHIR) in Scarborough, Maine, where she has had a faculty position since 2015. She received her Tufts CTSI appointment in 2016. After obtaining her BS in general engineering in 2006 from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, Dr. Reagan pursued her PhD in … Continued

William Harvey

Dr. Harvey is Co-Lead of the Tufts CTSI Informatics Program, a Vice President and Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Tufts Medicine, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Harvey advises on the strategic direction of our Informatics program including implementation of systems to integrate healthcare and research, … Continued

Elizabeth Marfeo

Dr. Marfeo is an Assistant Professor within the Tufts University Occupational Therapy Department. Dr. Marfeo’s research interests include measurement development, work disability and healthy aging across the adult lifespan. Specifically, Dr. Marfeo’s primary research goals are directed towards understanding the interactions between environmental demands, adaptations, and aging as it affects a person’s health-related quality of … Continued

Kenneth A. Getz

Mr. Getz is an internationally recognized expert on R&D and clinical trial management practices and trends, the global investigative site landscape, site management and patient recruitment and retention practices, and the worldwide market for outsourcing clinical research functions. Mr. Getz’s research studies on protocol design complexity and clinical research efficiency and effectiveness, conducted over the … Continued

Laurel K. Leslie

Dr. Leslie is Vice President of Research at the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Research, with responsibility for developing and leading all research programs for the ABP and the ABP Foundation. She is board certified in general pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics, and is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Leslie … Continued

Alice Lichtenstein

Dr. Alice H Lichtenstein is the Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy in the Friedman School, and Director and Senior Scientist of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA), both at Tufts University. She holds secondary appointments as an Associated Faculty member in … Continued

Jonathan A. Garlick

Dr. Garlick’s NIH-funded research laboratory has pioneered the use of stem cells for tissue engineering to develop new treatments for oral health, cancer, scleroderma, and complications of diabetes. As an educator, Jonathan teaches and trains students and citizens to explore the impact of science in their lives as a bridge towards accountability and social action. … Continued

Steven C. Vlad

Dr. Vlad is a rheumatologist in the Tufts Division of Rheumatology and an epidemiologist in the Tufts CTSI. He received his MD from the University of Iowa School of Medicine, his rheumatology training at Boston Medical Center, and his PhD in epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health. His research interests include investigating the … Continued

Hocine Tighiouart

Mr. Tighiouart is a statistical associate in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI and has a faculty appointment at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He has been a member of the research group since 2000. Mr. Tighiouart provides statistical support for studies investigating associations of risk factors for chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular events. … Continued

Alice M. Rushforth

Dr. Rushforth has nearly two decades of experience in industry and academia. Prior to joining Tufts CTSI in February 2014, she served as the Director of Biotechnology Education Programs at the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation. She also consulted for, and managed, Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems at MIT, which focused on bringing engineers and … Continued

Svetlana Rojevsky

Ms. Rojevsky directs the Informatics team at Tufts CTSI. In this role Ms. Rojevsky collaborates with program faculty directors and staff to translate their vision and knowledge into actionable plans and monitors the program execution. Her primary role includes program and project management, business analysis, and strategic planning. She oversees day-to-day program operations, including staff … Continued

Muriel Powers

Mrs. Powers joined Tufts CTSI in 2014 and has been employed by Tufts Medical Center since 1987. She currently provides administrative support to Alice Rushforth. Mrs. Powers received her MFA from Norwich University.

Hoang Pham

Mr. Pham is a full stack developer with foundational knowledge in programming and applications development. Mr. Pham supports Tufts CTSI’s Research Request management system, develops reporting datasets, and manages the REDCap application with timely upgrades, updates, and ongoing support for users and investigators. He is experienced in ETL development, database development, and data integrations. Mr. … Continued

Norma Terrin

Dr. Terrin is a Senior Advisor at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Mathematics from Boston University and served on the faculty of the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, where she taught and conducted research in stochastic processes and … Continued

Lisa Welch

Dr. Welch is a sociologist with expertise in designing, implementing, and disseminating results from large and small research projects, including evaluation studies. Her methodological specialization is mixed method and qualitative research. As Evaluation Director, she develops and implements an overall evaluation program that addresses the process and outcomes of the CTSI’s work. Dr. Welch also … Continued

Debra Lerner

Dr. Lerner is Associate Director of Organizational Impact for Tufts CTSI, Director and Founder of the Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, and Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry of Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. … Continued

Kenneth I. Kaitin

Dr. Kaitin is a Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and is Director of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. Dr. Kaitin also holds appointments as Advisory Professor at Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University in Shanghai, China; and faculty of the European Center for Pharmaceutical Medicine at the University of … Continued

Lisa Freeman

Dr. Freeman completed her DVM degree at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and, after completing a rotating small animal internship at North Carolina State University, received a PhD in Nutrition from Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Nutrition) and has … Continued

Hannah Santos

Ms. Santos is the Program Administrative Director for the Community and Stakeholder Engagement Program. She works closely with faculty directors and program staff to hone their vision into tangible deliverables and ensures the deliverables’ timely completion and execution. She manages the research studio program and assists in supporting research teams that seek assistance from Tufts CTSI’s … Continued

Aviva Must

Dr. Must is the Morton A. Madoff Professor of Public Health and Chair of the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine. Dr. Must is a nutritional epidemiologist who has worked in population-based obesity research since 1988. She focuses on the epidemiology of obesity across the lifespan with a particular interest … Continued

Ronald D. Perrone

Dr. Perrone has had a long-standing and wide-ranging interest in ADPKD, including basic investigations addressing mechanisms of ion transport by cystic epithelia, clinical investigations describing causes of mortality in the ADPKD ESRD population, and participation and direction of clinical trials in ADPKD. He has had extensive experience in clinical trials including serving as the Boston … Continued

Christine Wanke

Dr. Wanke’s research interests are in the intersection of nutritional compromise and infectious diseases, particularly diarrheal disease and growth faltering in children in the resource limited world and in patients infected with HIV, whether in the US or in the resource limited world. In studies of growth faltering, her interests are in maternal as well … Continued

Gail Sonenshein

Dr. Gail Sonenshein has a long track record of mentoring graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and junior colleagues, as well as supporting individuals through to independent funding. During her tenure at Boston University and Tufts University, Dr. Sonenshein has had the pleasure of training 33 PhD or MD/PhD graduate students and 24 postdoctoral fellows, many of … Continued

David R. Snydman

Dr. Snydman brings 35 years of experience in observational and interventional studies in translational research, including transplant recipients, hemodialysis patients, and other hospitalized patients. He has also successfully carried out a number of clinical trials in a variety of patient populations, one of which was developed fully by Dr. Snydman and led to the licensure … Continued

Harry P. Selker

Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH is Dean of Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Executive Director of the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center. As Dean, he provides leadership for programs and infrastructure that support clinical and translational research at the Tufts University schools and affiliated hospitals, … Continued

Susan K. Parsons

Dr. Parsons is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and Founding Director of the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult Program for Cancer and Hereditary Blood Disorders at Tufts Medical Center. Her research program is dedicated to advancing the development and application of health-related quality of life (HRQL) assessment … Continued

Peter J. Neumann

Dr. Neumann is Director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. His translational research focuses on the use of comparative effectiveness research and cost-effectiveness analysis in … Continued

Peter K. Lindenauer

Dr. Lindenauer is Director of the Center for Quality of Care Research at Baystate Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. His translational research focus is defining optimal clinical strategies through observational comparative effectiveness research, and improving healthcare delivery using implementation research methods to design, implement and evaluate strategies … Continued

David M. Kent

Dr. Kent is a clinician-methodologist most interested in the problems of making inferences to individual patients based on effects measured in groups. He has a broad background in clinical epidemiology with a focus on predictive modeling in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease (CVD), as well as experience in meta-analytic approaches, particularly individual patient data meta-analysis as the … Continued

Gordon S. Huggins

For Dr. Huggins, the primary goal of his laboratory is to make discoveries relevant to human diseases for the purpose of understanding the biology of human development and disease that, in addition to providing greater insight into mechanisms of disease, may also translate to biomarkers or therapies. To achieve this goal, whenever possible his laboratory … Continued

Linden T. Hu

Dr. Hu is currently Vice Chairman for Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine as well as Associate Chief for Research in the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious disease. In both of these roles, he has been responsible for mentoring post-doctoral fellows and young faculty in their research careers. In addition, he has served … Continued

Andrew M. Hoffman

As Director of the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as Past Director of the Stem Cell Laboratory and Lung Function Testing Laboratory, Dr. Hoffman has extensive experience, publications (~95), and four patents concerning novel methods of evaluation or therapies in spontaneous and experimental disease models in large animals. He … Continued

Heather A. Clark

Dr. Clark has been working with intracellular nanosensors since she developed the concept of PEBBLE nanosensors in graduate school under Prof. Raoul Kopelman. She was then lucky to work as a postdoctoral fellow on an NIH Postdoc Fellowship under the mentorship of Les Loew. There, she learned much more about handling biological samples as well … Continued

M. Sawkat Anwer

Dr. Anwer has been studying the mechanism of bile formation and cholestasis since 1969, starting from his graduate studies in Physiology. He has a broad background in hepatobiliary physiology and has contributed to the present understanding of bile formation and cholestasis through his studies on bile acid transport mechanisms and cellular mechanisms regulating hepatobiliary transporters … Continued

Karen M. Freund

Dr. Freund is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the KL2 Program Director and ADAPT Research Lead at Tufts CTSI. In these roles, she sits on a number of committees, including the Tufts University-Wide Committee on Training and Faculty Development (UCTFD), the Tufts Global Health Council, the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Research Committee, … Continued

Elizabeth Leary

Dr. Leary is Senior Manager of the CTS Graduate Program, TL1 Program, Jr Faculty Career Development Programs (including the KL2 and BIRCWH K12), and the Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Certificate Program. Dr. Leary holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of Chicago and BS from Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to joining Tufts CTSI … Continued

Jonathan M. Davis

Dr. Davis is Vice-Chair of Pediatrics and Chief of Newborn Medicine at Tufts Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine. His research has focused on neonatal drug development, including optimizing approaches to treat neonatal abstinence syndrome.  He is currently funded by NIH and FDA to develop better biomarkers and outcome … Continued

Janis L. Breeze

Ms. Breeze is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and provides teaching and mentorship to students enrolled in the Clinical and Translational Graduate Program. She has extensive design and analytic experience in biomedical research, particularly in conducting clinical trials and neuroimaging studies of children and adolescents with mental illness. In addition to … Continued

Nina Bonnoyer

Ms. Bonnoyer is the Education Coordinator for the Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Graduate Program within the Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Since 2008, she has worked very closely with the Program Director, Associate Director, and Program Manager. From Admissions to Commencement, she provides administrative support for the PhD, Masters, Certificate and Special Students … Continued

Denise Daudelin

Ms. Daudelin, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Public Health and Community Medicine and Director, Center for Research Process Improvement at Tufts CTSI is a research scientist with experience in using Improvement Science methods to improve research processes. She co-leads the Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Science Special Interest Group and provides D&I consultations through the D&I Core. … Continued

Thomas W. Concannon

Dr. Concannon is a Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts CTSI’s Co-Director of Community and Stakeholder Engagement and Associate Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). His research is focused on patient care in emergency, acute and post-acute settings. Dr. Concannon’s work in healthcare … Continued

John B. Wong

Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research at the Tufts CTSI, Dr. Wong is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Since 2013, Dr. Wong has provided research guidance and support to Tufts CTSI clinical researchers. As Interim Chief Scientific Officer and Chief of the Division of … Continued

Daniel E. Weiner

Dr. Weiner is a Lead Navigator at Tufts CTSI, a nephrologist at Tufts Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Tufts University (LA94) and Tufts University School of Medicine (M98), before completing a Masters degree program in clinical care research at the Graduate School … Continued