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Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies

Researchers and Staff

A Renowned Faculty and Dedicated Research Staff

The faculty of the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) is deeply committed to mentoring, teaching and supporting the research community of Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts University. The ICRHPS staff is comprised of talented and dedicated post-doctoral researchers, fellows, research associates, project managers and colleagues who provide administrative support.

Faculty — Primary Appointments

David A. Adler, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine

Joni R. Beshansky, RN, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine

Janis Lynn Breeze, MPH
Instructor

James Chambers, PhD, MPharm, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Hong Chang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Joshua T. Cohen, PhD
Research Associate Professor of Medicine

Denise Hartnett Daudelin, RN, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Karen M. Freund, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine

Richard C. Hermann, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine

Howard C. Jen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

David M. Kent, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine

Manlik Kwong, BSEE, BSCS
Instructor of Medicine

Debra Lerner, PhD, MS
Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry

Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Pei-Jung Lin, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Peter Neumann, ScD
Professor of Medicine

Farzad Noubary, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Susan K. Parsons, MD, MRP
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Jessica Paulus, ScD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Lori Lyn Price, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gowri Raman, MBBS, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Angie Mae Rodday, MS, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

William H. Rogers, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Alice Rushforth, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Robin Ruthazer, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine

Saeid Shahraz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Norma C. Terrin, PhD
Professor of Medicine

Hocine Tighiouart, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Lisa Welch, PhD
Assistant Professor

Benjamin S. Wessler, MD
Instructor

John B. Wong, MD
Professor of Medicine

Faculty — Secondary Appointments

Peter A. L. Bonis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Evan Benjamin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Mei Chung, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Olaf Dammann, MD
Research Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Davis, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Roger Fielding, MD
Professor of Nutrition

Frederick Frankhauser, JD, RPh
Instructor

Ivan D. Frantz, III, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Jonathan Garlick, DDS
Professor of Dental Medicine

Seyyed Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry

Robert J. Goldberg, PhD
Clinical Instructor

William Gouveia, MS, FASHP
Associate Professor of Medicine

David J. Greenblatt, MD
Professor of Pharmacology

Catherine Hayes, DMD
Professor

Judith Hinchey
Assistant Clinical Professor

Gordon Huggins, MD
Assistant Professor

Bertrand Jaber, MD
Associate Professor

Georgios Kitsios, MD, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor

Richard I. Kopelman, MD
Professor of Medicine

Jeffrey I. Lasker, MD, MMM, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mary Y. Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Andrew S. Levey, MD
Professor of Medicine

Alice Lichenstein, DSc
Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy

Peter Lindenauer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Timothy E. McAlindon, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine

Mkaya Mwamburi, MD, PhD, MA
Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine

Brian J Pereira, MD
Professor of Medicine

Rosalie R. Phillips, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health

Douglas Reichgott, MS
Instructor

Michael Rothberg, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Dana Safran, ScD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Mark Sarnak, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine

Johanna Seddon, MD

Professor of Ophthamology

David R. Snydman, MD
Professor of Medicine

Paul C. Stark, ScD, MS
Associate Professor

Gary Strauss, MD
Professor of Medicine

James E. Udelson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Chenchen Wang, MD
Research Associate Professor

Faculty — Adjunct

Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, MD, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

Mohan Bala, PhD, MBA, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Sanofi

Marie Benham-Hutchins RN, PhD, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Northeastern University

Kathleen M. Bungay, PharmD, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Northeastern University

Joseph C. Cappelleri
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Pfizer, Inc.

Peter Castaldi, MD, MS
Lecturer, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thomas W. Concannon, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, RAND Corporation

Ralph B. D´Agostino, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Boston University

Issa J. Dahabreh, MD, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gary Freeman
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Zoll Medical

Barbara L. Gandek, MS
Adjunct Instructor in Medicine, UMass Medical Center

Alexandra Glazier, JD, MPH
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Elizabeth Goodman, MD
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Eric Gordon, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Emerson College

John P. A. Ioannidis, MD
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Ioannina (Greece)

Jeroen Jansen, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine (Public Health & Community Medicine), Mapi Values

Joseph Lau, MD
Adjunct Professor of Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University

John H. Mason, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Kimberley McGuigan, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pfizer, Inc.

Vandana Menon, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Outcome Sciences

Denish Moorthy, MBBS, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Inga Peter, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Thomas Pfeiffer, DNS
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Harvard University

Christopher H. Schmid, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics, Brown University

Robert D. Sege, MD, PhD
Lecturer, Boston Medical Center

Carolyn E. Schwartz, ScD
Adjunct Research Professor of Medicine, DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc.

Teruhiko Terasawa, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine

Thomas A. Trikalinos, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Brown University

John E. Ware, PhD
Adjunct Research Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Elias Zintzaras, MSc, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine

Deborah R. Zucker, MD, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital

Fellows

Christina Mule, PhD

Pallavi Rane, PhD

Staff

Jordan Anderson, BA
Research Assistant

Esther Avendano, BA
Research Assistant

June Baglione
Research Administrator

Oral Benjamin, BA
Research Administrator

Rebecca Burns, BA
Research Assistant

Jeffrey A. Chan, BS
Research Associate

Giuliana Green, BS
Administrative Coordinator 

Catherine Griffin
Executive Assistant

Doris Hernandez, AS
Research Assistant

Cathy Ide
Research Administrator

Julie Lannon, BS
Project Coordinator

Amy LeClair, PhD
Senior Research Associate

Ming Lin, BA
Research Assistant

Rebecca Lorenzana, BA
Research Assistant

Carolyn Luk, BA
Research Assistant

Christine Lundquist, BA, MPH 
Research Assistant

Jennifer Lutz, MA
Program Coordinator

Mercedes Lyson, PhD
Senior Research Associate

Alejandro Moreno-Koehler, MPH
Statistical Associate

Rachel Murphy-Banks, MA
Education and Outreach Coordinator

Natalia Olchanski, MS
Project Director

Elle Pope, BA, MPH
Research Assistant 

Nicole Rook, BA
Administrative Assistant

Mark Salem, BA
Research Assistant

Tully Saunders, BS
Research Associate

Lauren Scott, BS
Administrative Coordinator 

Carol Seidel, BS
Director, Research Administration and Finance

Teja Thorat, MSc, MPH
Research Associate

Ruth Ann Weidner, MBA, MRP
Research Associate

Colby Wilkinson, BA
Research Assistant

Wendy Zhong, PhD
Project Director