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, Tufts Children's Hospital 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.

David A. Adler, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine

Janis Lynn Breeze, MPH
Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Medicine 

Dina Burnstein, MD, MPH
Project Director and Assistant Professor of Medicine

Elena Byhoff, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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

Joshua T. Cohen, PhD
Deputy Director and Associate Professor of Medicine

Denise Hartnett Daudelin, RN, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Karen M. Freund, MD, MPH
Director and Professor of Medicine  

David M. Kent, MD, CM, MSc
Director and Professor of Medicine

David D. Kim, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Karin Knudson, PhD
Instructor and Data Scientist

Anita Kumar, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Tara Lavelle, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Amy LeClair, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Debra Lerner, PhD, MS
Director and Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry 

Pei-Jung Lin, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine 

Peter Neumann, ScD
Director and Professor of Medicine 

Natalia Olchanski, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dan Ollendorf, PhD
Director and Assistant Professor

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

Lori Lyn Price, MAS
Assistant Professor of Medicine 

Angie Mae Rodday, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Alice Rushforth, PhD
Director and Assistant Professor of Medicine 

Paola Sebastiani, PhD
Director and Professor of Medicine

Robert Sege, MD, PhD
Director and Professor of Medicine

Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH
Director and 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
Staff Cardiologist and Assistant Professor

John B. Wong, MD
Professor of Medicine

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

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

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

Jonathan Campbell, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

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

Manlik Kwong, BSEE, BSCS
Adjunct Instructor of Medicine

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

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

Emily Anderson, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Riley Brazil
Research Fellow

Ashley A. Leech, PhD, MS
Research Fellow

Siyu Ma, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Yolanda Zhu, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

 

June Baglione
Research Administrator

Oral Benjamin
Research Administrator

Kristen Blanchard
Administrative Assistant  

Abigail Colman
Research Operations Coordinator

Karen Coughlan-Floyd
Research Administrator

Allan Daly, MS
Data Scientist

Lauren Do
Research Assistant

Alexis Doria, MPH
Research Administrator

Dorothy Dulko, PhD, RN
Project Director

Joanna Emerson, MPH
Research Assistant 

Daniel Enright
Research Assistant

Cathy Ide
Research Administrator 

Annika Jain
Research Assistant

Nola Jenkins
Research Assistant

Tanya Karagiannis
Research Assistant

Julie Lannon Crowe, MS
Senior Project Manager

Anna Legassie
Development & Communications Project Manager 

Kelly Lenahan
Research Associate

Prisma Lopez Jimenez, MS
Research Assistant 

Jennifer Lutz, MA
Project Manager 

Rebecca Maunder
Project Coordinator 

Loren McCullough
Research Assistant

Rachel Murphy-Banks, MA
Project Manager

Marisha Palm, PhD
Project Director

Ari Panzer
Research Associate

Jinny Park, MPH
Research Project Coordinator

Meghan Podolsky
Research Assistant

Myrlande Remy, MS
Executive Assistant 

Carol Seidel
Director, Research Administration and Finance

Patricia Synnott, MS
Project Manager 

Dolma Tsering
Research Assistant

Dominic Voehler
Research Assistant

Feng Wang
Patient Navigator

Cortney Wieber, MS
Research Associate

Ruth Ann Weidner, MBA, MRP
Research Associate

Samuel Weidner
Research Assistant

Chloe Yang
Research Assistant

Sam Yang, MS
Special and Scientific Staff