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

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

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

Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha

Ndidiamaka N. Amutah-Onukagha received her PhD in Public Health with a focus on Maternal and Child Health at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health in 2010. She received her Master’s in Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services in Maternal and Child Health in … 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

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 the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at Maine Medical Center Research Institute and a pediatric endocrinologist at Maine Medical Center. Dr. Fleisch received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University. She completed residency in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center and fellowship … 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

Angie Mae Rodday, PhD, MS, is a Research Associate and Assistant Professor who joined The Center for Health Solutions (formerly The Health Institute) within the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center in 2004. Dr. Rodday earner her PhD in Clinical and Translational Science Program at Tufts University Graduate School … Continued

Paula (Gigi) Hirsch

Gigi Hirsch, MD has held the position of the Executive Director of the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI) since 2007 where she focuses the majority of her efforts leading the flagship New Drug Development Paradigms (NEWDIGS) Initiative. This systems engineering design lab focuses on advancing the capacity of the global innovation ecosystem to more … 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 an associate 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 … 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 joined Maine Medical Center Research Institute as a Faculty Scientist I (Assistant Professor equivalent) and the University of Maine as a Graduate Faculty member in 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 … 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. 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 the Institute … 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

Jason Nelson

Mr. Nelson is a statistician in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI. Since 2007, Mr. Nelson has provided statistical research support and data management to clinical researchers throughout the Tufts Medical Center community as well as to collaborators at other institutions. His primary research interest includes spatial analysis of geographic information. Mr. Nelson received his MPH … Continued

Robin Ruthazer

Ms. Ruthazer is a Senior Statistician in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI and has a faculty appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine. Ms. Ruthazer has been a statistician in the BRC since 1995 and now coordinates the statistical consulting service offered to clinical investigators at Tufts Medical Center and affiliated hospitals. She is … Continued

Norma Terrin

Dr. Terrin is the Scientific Director of the BERD Center 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 … 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 a Senior Scientist within the Tufts Medical Center Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) and founder and director of the Program on Health, Work and Productivity. She is a Professor, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Lerner … 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 Nutrition and has been on … Continued

Lori Lyn Price

Ms. Price is a statistician in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI and has a faculty appointment at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Since 2001, She has provided statistical research support to clinical researchers throughout the Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University community, as well as to collaborators at other institutions. She has provided … Continued

Carolyn Rubin

Dr. Rubin is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine. She is a social scientist trained in theories of racial and ethnic inequality, immigration, community development and qualitative methods. Her research agenda focuses on using collaborative community research partnerships to address health disparities in … 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

Jessica Paulus

Jessica Paulus is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She graduated with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Haverford College and a ScD in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. Her research is focused on understanding sex/gender … 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

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

As Dean of Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Principal Investigator of the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), Dr. Selker provides leadership for the programs and infrastructure that support clinical and translational research at Tufts CTSI’s partners and collaborators, including Tufts University Schools, teaching hospitals, other CTSI academic partners, and community-based … 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

John J. Castellot

Dr. Castellot is a Navigator at Tufts CTSI. His research focuses on translating an understanding of the mechanisms and molecules regulating smooth muscle proliferation into therapies for pathologic conditions such as restenosis, fibroids, and asthma. His earlier research led directly to the use of low-molecular weight heparins (e.g., Lovanox) in the treatment of deep vein … 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

Jonathan M. Davis

Dr. Davis is Vice-Chair of Pediatrics and Chief of Newborn Medicine at the Floating Hospital for Children 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 … Continued

Janis L. Breeze

Ms. Breeze is Associate Director and an Epidemiologist in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI and Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She provides support to researchers in the design of observational and experimental studies as well as with statistical analysis. She has extensive design and analytic experience in biomedical research, particularly in conducting … Continued

Denise Daudelin

Ms. Daudelin, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Public Health and Community Medicine and Director, Research Process Improvement, Tufts CTSI, is a Research Scientist with experience in conducting quality improvement (QI) learning collaboratives and using QI methods to improve research processes. An Investigator and Project Director for several quality improvement demonstration projects, she has worked with hospitals, … 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 Stakeholder & Community 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 over 20 years … Continued

John B. Wong

Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research at the Tufts CTSI, Dr. Wong has faculty appointments 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 Chief of the Division of Clinical Decision Making at Tufts Medical Center, … 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