Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc

Director of OrACORe
Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School
The Clement B. Sledge, MD & Thomas S. Thornhill, MD Distinguished Chair in Orthopedic Surgery
Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health.

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Elena Losina, PhD, MSc

Co-Director of OrACORe
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health.

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Jamie E. Collins, PhD

Senior Statistician at OrACORe
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School.

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Faith Selzer, PhD, MPH

Epidemiologist and program manager at OrACORe
Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School.

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Yusi Gong

Research Assistant
Tufts University, 2016
BS in Biomedical Engineering

Current Projects: OAPol and SPARKS

Jo Harvey

Jo Anne Harvey

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


Hannah M. Kerman

Research Assistant
Brown University, 2015
BA in Health and Human Biology

Current Projects: OAPol, TeMPO, and SPARKS


Emma C. Lape

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

Current Projects: AViKA and OAPol


Ari Lerner

Research Intern
Brookline High School, 2017

Current Projects: AViKA and Epi 208

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Karen C. Smith

Research Assistant
Amherst College, 2015
BA in Biology & French

Current Projects: OAPol, OARiskC, and B-Well

James Sullivan

James K. Sullivan

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

Current Projects: OAPol and TeMPO

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Taylor P. Trentadue

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

Current Projects: OAPol, OARiskC, and SPARKS


Amelia Winter

Research Assistant
Wellesley College, 2015
BA in Biological Sciences

Current Projects: AViKA, Epi208, MeTeOR, STARs, and SPARKS


Heidi Y. Yang, MS, MPH

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

Current Projects: AViKASTARs, OAPolSPARKS, B-Well, TeMPO, MeDOA, and MeTeOR


Alves, Kristin

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


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


Rameez A. Qudsi, MD

T-32 Postdoctoral Training Fellow
Harvard College
AB in Biochemical Sciences, 2006
Harvard Medical School, M.D., 2011
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, PGY-4
HSPH MPH Candidate, 2016


Savannah Smith

Summer Intern
Vanderbilt University
BA in Chemistry & Applied Mathematics, 2013
George Washington University School of Medicine, MD Candidate, 2020