Advance-CTR

Leadership

Meet our leadership team.

Administrative Leadership

  • Heather Fournier, MA

    Heather Fournier, MA

    Administrative Director
  • Edward Hawrot, PhD

    Edward Hawrot, PhD

    Program Coordinator, Alva O. Way Professor of Medical Science, Senior Associate Dean for the Program in Biology
  • Sharon Rounds

    Sharon Rounds, MD

    Program Director, Advance-CTR, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Pam Swiatek

    Pamela Swiatek, PhD, MBA

    Strategic Planning Coordinator, Advance-CTR, Director of Research Operations and Major Proposal Coordination

Core Leadership

Pilot Projects Program

Professional Development Core

  • Ira Wilson

    Ira Wilson, MD

    Director, Advance-CTR Professional Development Core, Chair of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, Professor of Medicine

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core

  • Jason Machan

    Jason Machan, PhD

    Co-Director, Advance-CTR Biostatistics Core, Associate Professor of Surgery (Research), Associate Professor of Orthopaedics (Research)
  • Rochelle Rosen

    Rochelle Rosen, PhD

    Co-Director, Advance-CTR Biostatistics Core, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Chris Schmid

    Christopher Schmid, PhD

    Director, Advance-CTR Biostatistics Core, Professor of Biostatistics

Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, and Cyberinfrastructure Enhancement Core

  • Liz Chen

    Liz Chen, PhD

    Director, Advance-CTR Biomedical Informatics Core, Interim Director, Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice
  • Rani Elwy

    Rani Elwy, PhD

    Co-Director, Advance-CTR Biomedical Informatics Core, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Neil Sarkar

    Neil Sarkar, PhD

    Co-Director, Advance-CTR Biomedical Informatics Core, President & CEO, Rhode Island Quality Institute

Community Engagement & Outreach Core

  • Charles Eaton

    Charles Eaton, MD

    Co-Director, Advance-CTR Community Engagement & Outreach Core, Director of Primary Care and Prevention, Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology
  • Amy Nunn

    Amy Nunn, ScD

    Director, Advance-CTR Community Engagement & Outreach Core, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Professor of Medicine

Tracking & Evaluation Core