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Our Faculty

The CIMIT Point of Care Technology Research Center is fortunate to have an distinguished and diverse faculty to assist investigators improve primary care:

Advisory Board Advisory Board

Brenan, Colin J.H., Ph.D. (Chair)

Chief Commercial Officer and Founder of HiFiBiO SA. He is a serial life sciences entrepreneur and senior executive with 30 years experience in scientific research, project management, product...

Clark, Heather, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Science at Bouvé College, Northeastern University. Dr. Clark’s cutting-edge research focuses on the development of nanosensors to measure...

Coye, Molly, MD MPH

Chief Innovation Officer, UCLA Health System.  Dr. Coye is an internationally recognized leader in advancing innovative approaches to healthcare delivery, adopting new technologies and...

Everett, Wendy, Sc.D.

President of NEHI.  A pioneer and national health care leader, Wendy Everett, ScD, has dedicated her career to improving the quality and affordability of health care across the country,...

Gagliano, Nancy J, MD

Chief Medical Officer for MinuteClinic, joined their senior leadership team in May of 2010.  She is responsible for the physician oversight, expansion of services and clinics, as well as...

Gazelle, G. Scott, MD, MPH, Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health.  He is founder and serves as Director...

Kelley, Christine, Ph.D

Director of the Division of Discovery Science and Technology at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). She received her Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology from Boston...

Lash, Tiffani Bailey, Ph.D.

Health Scientist Administrator at the National Institutes of Health. She manages the research portfolios for the Biosensors, Platform Technologies, and mHealth programs at the National Institute...

Sandy, Lewis G., MD, MBA

Senior Vice President, clinical advancement, UnitedHealth Group. At UnitedHealth Group he leads efforts to promote efficient and effective health care, provide tools and information to doctors and...

Smith, John, JD MD

Partner, Hogan and Lovells, Washington D.C.  John Smith's practice focuses primarily on assisting medical device companies in successfully addressing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

NIBIB Faculty NIBIB Faculty

Conroy, Richard, PhD

Director of the Division of Applied Science and Technology (DAST) at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The focus of the division is to support the...

Kelley, Christine, Ph.D

Director of the Division of Discovery Science and Technology at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). She received her Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology from Boston...

Krosnick, Steven, MD

NIBIB Program Director for Image-Guided Interventions

Lash, Tiffani Bailey, Ph.D.

Health Scientist Administrator at the National Institutes of Health. She manages the research portfolios for the Biosensors, Platform Technologies, and mHealth programs at the National Institute...

Merchak, Todd

Biomedical Engineer in the Extramural Science Program at the NIBIB. His primary responsibilities involve management of the SBIR/STTR program, coordination and administration of conferences and...

POCTRC Faculty POCTRC Faculty

Carleton, Penny Ford, RN MS MPA MSc

Director of Clinical Innovation at CIMIT, Research Associate at Harvard Medical School and Program Manager and Program Director for the NIBIB POCTRC in Primary Care.  She has extensive...

Collins, John, PhD

CIMIT Chief Operating Officer and Director, Technology Implementation.  John M. Collins, PhD, was president of TIAX LLC, the technology processing company, before coming to CIMIT. He has more...

Dempsey, Michael

Entrepreneur in Residence and Director of the Accelerator program at the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT).  Mike’s primary responsibility is to lead...

Dixon, Ronald, MD MA

Medical Director at MGH Beacon Hill Internal Medicine Associates and Director of the Virtual Practice Project at Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine. He is the Core Leader...

Edgman-Levitan, Susan, PA

Executive Director of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Prior to coming to MGH, she was the founding President of the Picker...

Lee, Deborah, MEd

Program Manager for Awards Management and Compliance at the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology (CIMIT).  With five years of experience in the field of research...

Lewandrowski, Kent, MD

Director of Laboratories and Molecular Medicine and Associate Chief of Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School with research...

Parrish, John, MD

Dr. Parrish proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and was a battlefield doctor in Vietnam. He is the executive director and co-founder of the Center for the Integration of Medicine and...

Schachter, Steven, MD

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, CIMIT Chief Academic Officer and Program Leader NeuroTechnology. Dr. Steven Schachter attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in...

Spiliotis, Diane

Chief Finance and Information Officer, CIMIT. Diane has over 20 years of experience in Research Financial Management.  Before joining CIMIT in January 2010, she worked for Partners Research...

Stahl, James E, MD CM MPH

Dr. Stahl is a board certified internist and practicing clinician.  His work focuses on operations research, decision analysis, outcomes research, and industrial design and he has...