International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research

Center Directors
Annetine C. Gelijns, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Policy & Management and Surgical Science (in Surgery)
Alan J. Moskowitz, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Clinical Health Policy & Management (in Surgery)
Michael K. Parides, Ph.D.
Director, Biostatistics
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Paul Meier, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics
Alan D. Weinberg, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Qiang Xu, M.S.

Cardiovascular Outcomes

Mario C. Deng, M.D.
Heart Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Silviu Itescu, M.B.B.S.
Cell Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (in Surgery)
Franklin Lowy, M.D.
Infectious Disease
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Yoshifumi Naka, M.D., Ph.D.
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Ann Marie Schmidt, M.D.
Anticoagulation Therapy, RAGE
Professor of Surgical Science
Eric A. Rose, M.D.
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Clinical Research Operations
Deborah V. Davis Ascheim, M.D.
Director Clinical Research Operations
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Policy & Management
Julie C. Choe, M.S., M.P.H.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Lopa Gupta, R.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Data Manager
Karen Holl Palumbo, M.S.W.
Clinical Trial Monitor
Ulrike Rawiel, M.S., R.N., M.P.H.
Clinical Data Manager
Ursula Schmidt-Ott, M.D.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Lindsay Shevlin, R.N.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Deborah Williams, R.P.N.
Clinical Data Manager

Patrice L. Anderson, M.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Brigid Killelea, M.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Mark J. Russo, M.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Corey Van Hove, M.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Health Economics

Joshua Graff Zivin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management

Bhaven Sampat, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management

Health Policy
Lawrence D. Brown, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Policy & Management

Large Data Set Analysis

Natalia Egorova, Ph.D, M.P.H.
Project Manager

Medical Informatics

Ron G. Levitan, M.Sc.
Director, Medical Informatics
Vincent Dobrev
Rami Habas
Edlira Kumbarce
Andrew Trenk

Neurovascular & Neurocognition Outcomes

Joanne Festa, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology

Ronald M. Lazar, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Neuropaychology in Neurology and Neurological Surgery

Jay P. Mohr, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology

Patient Safety

Giampaolo Greco, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Harold S. Kaplan, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Pathology
Barbara Rabin-Fastman
Senior Staff Associate
Pediatric Outcomes Research
Michael G. Vitale, M.D., M.P.H.
Director Pediatric Outcomes
Assistant Professor
Hiroko Masumoto, M.A.
Research Manager
Whitney A. Booker, B.S.
Ellen M. Foy, M.B.A.
Administrative Director
Jeanne Scanlon
Administrative Manager
Mary C. Quaratino
Administrative Coordinator
Seth D. Goldfarb
Project Coordinator

Adjunct Project Faculty

Peter D. Angevine, M.D.
Spine Surgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Harold Brem, M.D.
Wound Healing
Assistant Professor of Surgery
K. Craig Kent, M.D.
Vascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery
James F. McKinsey, M.D.
Vascular Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Nicholas J. Morrissey, M.D.
Vascular Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Roman Nowygrad, M.D.
Vascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery




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