Sarah K. Brewer

Sarah is a Senior Research Project Coordinator for the Research Process Improvement, Regulatory Knowledge and Support, and Evaluation programs at Tufts CTSI. She holds a Master of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree concentrating in medical anthropology from Hampshire College. During her graduate studies, Sarah focused on health policy, qualitative research, and … Continued

Nicole Tong

Nicole joined Tufts CTSI in August 2020 as the Research Project Coordinator for Stakeholder and Community Engagement (SCE) and Team Science. She previously worked as an ORIEN Research Coordinator for the University of Colorado, Anschutz. Nicole received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology at the University of Colorado, Denver.

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.

Haneen Hindi

Haneen joined Tufts CTSI in 2020 and is responsible for planning and delivering professional education events in collaboration with Tufts CTSI faculty, staff, and other stakeholders. Previously, Haneen served as Northwestern University’s Student Affairs Communications Coordinator. She received her MA in Communication from Johns Hopkins University and BS in Journalism from Northwestern University.

Xun Liu

Xun Liu joined Tufts CTSI in November 2019 as a Research Financial Analyst. Xun was previously an Information Systems Analyst at Partners Healthcare. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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

Stasia Swiadas

Stasia joined Tufts CTSI in November 2019. She is a Project Coordinator working on Network Capacity initiatives. She is particularly interested in population health and epidemiology. A New Hampshire native, Stasia earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Management and Policy from the University of New Hampshire.

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

Anthony Cassese

Anthony joined Tufts CTSI in August 2019. His first job out of college was in Research Management and has enjoyed contributing to the research community ever since. He has managed multiple central portfolios for Partners Healthcare including the AIDS Clinical Trials Group at Brigham and Women’s and most recently Otolaryngology at Mass Eye and Ear. … Continued

Justin Flattery

Justin is Tufts CTSI’s Professional Development Project Coordinator. He joined Tufts CTSI in August 2019 after graduating from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Economics.

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

Ethan Goldstein

Ethan Goldstein joined Tufts CTSI in Spring 2019 as a Project Coordinator for the Informatics Group. He previously worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a coordinator and equipment manager for a clinical research laboratory, during which time he helped run several projects to upgrade the lab’s databases. He is a graduate of Clark University, … Continued

Swetha Chinta

Swetha joined the Informatics team at Tufts CTSI in June 2018 as a Research Analyst. In this role, she will work on the design, build, and deployment of the Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) at Tufts Medical Center. Swetha brings a background in clinical research and has over ten years of experience in academic and … Continued

Theodora Cohen

Dr. Cohen is the Director of the Data Safety and Monitoring Boards (DSMB) Program at Tufts CTSI; Executive Director of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS); and Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She serves as a senior biostatistics and trial design leader … 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

Marguerite (Maggie) Fenwood

Marguerite (Maggie) Fenwood joined Tufts CTSI in October 2017 as a project manager for the Evaluation, Research Process Improvement, and Stakeholder & Community Engagement teams. She brings a background in clinical social work with diverse populations and global community health development with the Peace Corps. Maggie recently earned an MS in Global Health Policy and … Continued

Robert Miller

Robert Miller joined the Informatics team at Tufts CTSI in early 2017. His main focus has been the full-stack development of a research data warehouse from disparate health record systems. He is an active contributor to the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) community where he leads the geographic information systems (GIS) working group. … 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 provides program management to the Informatics team at Tufts CTSI. Prior to joining Tufts CTSI, she worked in the biotech startup managing the development of a proprietary Laboratory Information Management System. She received an MSc in chemistry and early in her career worked in a research laboratory studying the dynamics of bacterial motion. Ms. Rojevsky brings to … 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 Java programmer with knowledge of MySQL Server, SQL server, Microsoft Access, Spring Framework, Maven, Javascript, HTML, and AngularJS.

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

Amy West

Amy joined Tufts CTSI in 2012 and has a 15 years of experience in communications, marketing, and public relations. She is responsible for coordination, writing, and editorial support for Tufts CTSI’s website content, newsletters, press releases, presentations, marketing materials, social media, and special projects. Previously, Amy served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Massachusetts … Continued

Hannah Santos

Mrs. Santos is a Senior Project Manager for Tufts CTSI, working closely with the Research Collaboration Team and Navigators. She joined CTSI in September 2014 from another large, federally-funded research center at MIT. She earned her MBA from Simmons College in 2015. Her favorite part of her job is assisting with the monthly research studios hosted by the … Continued

Elizabeth Leary

Dr. Leary is the Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program Manager and assists with the TL1 Fellowships and KL2 Career Development Awards. Prior to joining Tufts CTSI in May 2014, she was an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and worked with several companies writing, editing, and developing educational tools. She earned her PhD in Chemistry from … 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