Research Leadership & Administration


Ophthalmology Leadership

Department of Ophthalmology

Chief of Ophthalmology Joan W. Miller, MD
Associate Chief, Academic Programs Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH
Associate Chief, Basic & Translational Research Patricia A. D'Amore, PhD, MBA
Associate Chief, Clinical Research Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD
Associate Chief, Education John I. Loewenstein, MD

Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear

Director of Research Patricia A. D'Amore, PhD, MBA

Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology

Director Patricia A. D'Amore, PhD, MBA
Associate Director Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD

Angiogenesis Laboratory

Co-Directors Evangelos S. Gragoudas, MD
Joan W. Miller, MD

Berman-Gund Laboratory for the Study of Retinal Degenerations

Director Eric A. Pierce, MD, PhD

AMD Center of Excellence

Co-Directors Patricia A. D'Amore, PhD, MBA
Deeba Husain, MD
Ivana K. Kim, MD

Cornea Center of Excellence

Co-Directors Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH
Ula Jurkunas, MD

Diabetic Eye Disease Center of Excellence

Co-Directors Lloyd Paul Aiello, MD, PhD
Dean Eliott, MD

Glaucoma Center of Excellence

Co-Directors Louis R. Pasquale, MD
Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD

Mobility Enhancement and Vision Rehabilitation Center of Excellence

Co-Directors Eli Peli, OD, MSc
Joseph R. Rizzo III, MD

Ocular Oncology Center of Excellence

Co-Director Ivana K. Kim, MD
Bruce R. Ksander, PhD

Infectious Disease Institute

Co-Directors James Chodosh, MD, MPH
Michael S. Gilmore, PhD

Ocular Genomics Institute

Director Eric A. Pierce, MD, PhD
Associate Directors Elizabeth Engle, MD
Luk H. Vandenberghe, PhD
Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD

Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute

Co-Directors Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD, PhD
Michael J. Young, PhD

Retina Research Institute

Co-Directors Evangelos S. Gragoudas, MD
Joan W. Miller, MD

Ophthalmology Research Operations

Director of Medical Informatics & Research Operations Kim Fechtel email
Executive Assistant Janis Germagian email
Administrative Managers, Ophthalmology Research Lois Toutwid
Cori O'Brien
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Administrative Manager, Ophthalmology Research Pre-Award, Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear Marcia Davis email
Administrative Assistant, Howe Laboratory Mercedes Johnson email

Ophthalmology Grant Administrators

Fred Janney
Semion Kasuli 
Michelle Bishop
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Ophthalmology Grant Administrator Post Award- Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear
Maria Kaplaukhova  
Ophthalmology Workforce Administrator Ashley Femino email
CORE Equipment Manager, Mass. Eye and Ear and Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear Adam Ovoian email

Ophthalmology Clinical Research Operations

Assistant Director of Ophthalmology Clinical Research Leila Foster email
Clinical Research Manager Lynn Sullivan, MS email
Clinical Research Supervisor
Ellen Fitzgerald
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Clinical Project Managers
Kiran Chaudhary
Ann Fatal
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Study Coordinators

Xiao-Hong (Iris) Wen
John Romano
Vijeeta Tadla
Soumya Awasthis


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Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator Pranita Chilakamarri email
Clinical Research Grant Administrators Sayeeda Mushtaq
Taylor Whitworth
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Assistant Grant Administrator
Benjamin Holtzman
Naomi Crandall
Mansab Jafri
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Research Assistant Anneliese Koleber
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