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

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

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

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

Lesley Inker

Dr. Lesley Inker is an attending physician in the William B. Schwartz, M.D. Division of Nephrology at Tufts Medical Center and a professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Her clinical roles include serving as the director of the division’s Kidney and Blood Pressure Center and the medical director of the Kidney and … 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

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

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

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

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

Andrew Williams

Dr. Andrew Williams is a psychologist and biostatistician. In addition to his CTSI role, he directs the Center for Advanced Healthcare Research and Informatics in Tufts’ Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies and helps lead Tufts Medicine’s research informatics support. He is a Co-PI of multi-CTSA projects, including CHoRUS Bridge2AI and CRITICAL, and … 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

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

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

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

Dr. Robert Sege is nationally known for his research on effective health systems approaches that directly address the needs of children, who are the poorest and most diverse segment of the US population.  His academic work incorporates community engagement at all stages of design, implementation, dissemination, and improvement. Dr. Sege directs the development and dissemination … 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

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

In his role at Tufts CTSI, Dr. William Harvey advises on the strategic direction of all research informatics efforts and oversees the implementation of systems to integrate healthcare and research, including the TAP Discovery system, an integrated platform that enables faster model building and discoveries by integrating machine learning (and other AI techniques), high-performance computing, … 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. Jonathan 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 a cancer care clinician and pathologist, his lab develops 3D tissue models of human disease as a platform for drug discovery. He directs a national … 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. Alice 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 … 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. Lisa Welch is a sociologist with over 20 years of experience in designing, implementing, and disseminating results from large and small research projects, including evaluation studies. Her current research focuses on the “science of the science,” to identify and test strategies to overcome roadblocks and inefficiencies in clinical and translational research. As Evaluation Director, … Continued

Debra Lerner

Dr. Debra Lerner is passionate about reducing the human and economic burden of illness and disability and translating research results into evidence-based workplace policies and practices that enable all adults to remain productive throughout their lives. She is a recognized expert on health and work productivity, workplace mental health and survey research, whose major accomplishments … 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

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

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 CTSI, Dr. Harry Selker provides leadership for programs and infrastructure that support clinical and translational research at the Tufts University schools and affiliated hospitals, and other academic, community-based, and industry Tufts CTSI partners. He practices medicine at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Selker‘s research focuses on the development of treatment strategies, decision … 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. David Kent is the founding director of the Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness (PACE) Center at Tufts Medical Center and a professor of medicine and neurology at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Kent is a clinician-methodologist most interested in the problems of making decisions in individual patients based on evidence from groups. He … 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. Karen Freund serves as the multiple – PI of the Tufts CTSI Career Development Award with Dr. Lesley Inker and multiple – PI of the Tufts Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Program (BIRCWH) Career Development Award with Dr. Iris Jaffe. Dr. Freund’s research career has focused on women’s health and health equity, … Continued

Jonathan M. Davis

As the Associate Director of Tufts CTSI, Dr. Jonathan Davis provides leadership across many of the institute’s programs in areas of emphasis related to his considerable expertise in multisite clinical trials and regulatory science. His roles have included directing Tufts CTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Center, Regulatory Affairs program, Trial Innovation Network (TIN) Liaison Team, … 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

Denise Daudelin

Ms. Denise Daudelin is a research scientist with experience using quality improvement, and dissemination and implementation science methods to improve clinical care, conduct of research studies, and uptake of clinical and translational science innovations. She is the Director of the Center for Research Process Improvement, leads Tufts CTSI’s Patient-Centered Learning Health System Initiative, and recently … 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