Elena Losina, PhD, MSc

Director of PIVOT
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Boston University School of Public Health

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Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc

Clinical Director of PIVOT
Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Clement B. Sledge, MD and Thomas S. Thornhill, MD Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

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James D. Kang, MD

PIVOT Clinical Investigator
Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Thornhill Family Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

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Jamie E. Collins, PhD

Biostatistician, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School

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Faith Selzer, PhD, MPH

Epidemiologist, Program Manager, Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School

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Angela Chen

Angela Chen

Research Assistant
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
BS in Economics
Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, 2017
Master of Global Affairs

Current Projects: OAPol and TeMPO


Taryn Gerth

Data Manager
Georgia State University, MPH in Biostatistics, 2014
University of Georgia, BS in Dietetics, 2012

Current Projects: AViKA, STARsTeMPO, SPARTAC, OA Registry, MeTeOR, OpWalk, and SHielD

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Yusi Gong

Research Assistant
Tufts University, 2016
BS in Biomedical Engineering


Jo Anne Harvey

Administrative Assistant
Smith College, 2016
BA in Environmental Science & Policy


Emma C. Lape

Research Assistant
Dartmouth College, 2016
BA in Classical Languages and Literatures

Ari Lerner

Ari Lerner

Research Intern
Brookline High School, 2017

Current Projects: AViKA and Epi 208

Swastina Shrestha

Swastina Shrestha

University of Michigan, 2017
MS in Biostatistics
Mount Holyoke College, 2013
BA in Biological Sciences

Current Projects: TeMPO, MeTeORPRIDE

Genny Silva

Genevieve S. Silva

Research Assistant
Yale University, 2017
BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Current Projects: MeTeOR and OAPol

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Karen C. Smith

Research Assistant
Amherst College, 2015
BA in Biology & French

James Sullivan

James K. Sullivan

Research Assistant
Bowdoin College, 2016
BA in Chemistry & Environmental Studies

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Taylor P. Trentadue

Research Assistant
Duke University, 2016
BS in Evolutionary Anthropology &
AB in Global Health


Heidi Y. Yang, MS, MPH

Boston University, 2014
MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
MS in Economics
Shanghai Jiatong University, 2008
BS in Economics


Agarwal Harding

Kiran J. Agarwal-Harding, MD

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
BS, Stanford University
MD, Harvard Medical School
PGY4, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
MPH Candidate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Kristin Alves

Kristin M. Alves, MD

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
Duke University
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, PGY-5
HSPH MPH Candidate, 2017

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Alex Cortes

T32 Predoctoral Training Fellow
University of California, Davis, 2012
BS in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
BA in Spanish Literature
Harvard Medical School, MD Candidate, 2019

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Brittney A. Luc-Harkey, PhD, ATC

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
PhD in Human Movement Science, 2017
University of Toledo
MS in Athletic Training, 2012
Capital University
BA in Athletic Training, 2010

Lindsey MacFarlane

Lindsey A. MacFarlane, MD

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
Bates College
Medical School: Albany Medical
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Rheumatology Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s
HSPH MPH candidate 2017

Samantha M. Meints, PhD

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
BA, Psychology, Butler University, 2010
MS, Clinical Psychology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2013
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2017

MaryAnn Zhang

MaryAnn Zhang, MD

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Boston Medical Center
Rheumatology Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s
MPH Candidate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health