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
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
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.
Kanchana Bhat joined Tufts CTSI in January 2022. In her role as Executive Director, Kanchana manages day-to-day operations and guides implementation of research services. Kanchana previously worked at Yale New Haven Hospital’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation for 15 years, engaging in the development, reevaluation, and public reporting of outcomes measures for the Centers … Continued
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
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
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
Binta Barry joined Tufts CTSI in November 2020. In her role as Senior Project Manager, Binta manages the Integrating Underrepresented Populations in Research (IUPR). 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, focusing primarily … Continued
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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