Lisa Morse | Senior Administrative Manager
Michele Reyen | Program Manager
Emma Einhorn | Staff Assistant
Clinical Research Coordinators
Lisa Morse, B.S.
Senior Administrative Manager
Lisa joined the Health Policy Research Center in 2002. During her employment at MGH, Lisa has worked in both research and clinical administrative positions. She currently manages HPRIR and the Health Policy Research Center. Lisa is a volunteer with Minuteman Senior Services helping senior citizens better manage their finances. She earned her B.S. in Business Management from Boston University and is a Certified Research Administrator.
Michele Reyen, M.P.H
HPRIR Program Manager
Michele Reyen is the Program Manager for the Health Promotion and Resiliency Intervention Research Program (HPRIR). Since 2002, Michele has managed numerous clinical programs and research studies within the Tobacco Research and Treatment Center at Mass General. In addition to the HPRIR, she manages the Cancer Center Smokefree Support Service, the MGB Employee Tobacco Treatment Program and several additional clinical trials.
Emma Einhorn, B.S.
Emma Einhorn is a Staff Assistant working with the Health Policy Research Center and HPRIR. She graduated from University of Vermont in 2021, with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, with minors in Special Education and Psychology. She is pursuing her Masters in Social Work at Simmons University with a Trauma Practice Certificate, and hopes to become a clinical social worker in the future, working in early intervention and family education.
Calli Mitchell, B.S.
Calli Mitchell is a Research Project Manager working with Dr. Elyse Park on the Health Insurance Navigation Tools (HINT II) study, a randomized control trial to evaluate a health insurance navigation program in childhood cancer survivors. Calli also works with Dr. Lara Traeger on the Enhancing Resilience in Senior Living Community Residents study implementing the SMART-3RP resiliency intervention in continuing care retirement facilities. She will be completing her MPH concentrating in epidemiology and biostatistics at Tufts University in December 2022 and is excited to be working in health promotion and resiliency research.
Georgia Goodman, B.S.
Georgia Goodman is a Research Project Manager in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as a Project Manager in the Behavioral Science Research Program at The Fenway Institute. She is also affiliated with the Behavioral Medicine Program within the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Georgia manages and works on multiple clinical trials involving the development of both behavioral interventions and novel technologies for adherence measurement in the context of HIV prevention and treatment.
Clinical Research Coordinators
Alexander Burns, B.S.
Alexander is a recent graduate of Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is interested in creating technological and artistic interventions to create equity for diverse groups in the medical space. Alexander is currently working on the United Against Racism research project and on a project using VR as an intervention for delirium. In addition to being a clinical research coordinator at MGH, Alexander works for The Peoples’ heART, a health, equity, and art non-profit from MGH. The Peoples’ heART transforms (mostly MGB) spaces to include artwork created by local artists that represent the diverse community that MGB serves.
Autumn Rasmussen, B.A.
Autumn Rasmussen joined HPRIR as a Clinical Research Coordinator in January 2021. She graduated in the Spring of 2020 from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Psychology. Autumn primarily works with Drs. Elyse Park and Brett Goshe on the SSS2 multi-site study, which offers virtual smoking cessation counseling and promotes health-related behaviors among patients with cancer receiving care at under-served community oncology sites. Additionally, Autumn manages and oversees the MGH/Benson Henry Institute Mind Body Resiliency Data Repository and assists with HPRIR administrative tasks. After her time with MGH, Autumn hopes to pursue her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
Barrett Laird, B.S.
Barrett is a dual-degree BS/MPH student at Tufts University and graduated this spring from the undergraduate portion with a major in Quantitative Economics and a minor in Mathematics. Barrett will graduate in May 2023 with her MPH in Health Services Management and Policy. Barrett works with Dr. Lara Traeger on the Transitions study, a supportive care intervention to enhance quality of life in adults completing lung cancer treatment, and the Enhancing Resilience in Senior Living Community Residents study. In the future, she plans to pursue a career in public health and policy.
Cayley Bliss, B.A.
Cayley Bliss is a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Health Policy Research Center and is honored to be a part of the HPRIR team with Dr. Elyse Park. She graduated from Boston College in May 2021 with a B.A. in Psychology (Clinical Concentration) and a minor in Applied Psychology and Human Development. During her time at MGH, Cayley has worked on research implementing behavioral interventions to enhance resiliency in populations afflicted with chronic stress or illness. In the future, Cayley plans to pursue her PhD in Clinical Psychology.
Elise Noonan, B.A.
Elise Noonan is a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Mongan Institute for Health Policy. She graduated in 2019 from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Elise works with Dr. Elyse Park on a multi-side tobacco cessation study as well as a study offering mindfulness-based therapy to cancer patients and their caregivers. She is very excited and grateful to be a part of the HPRIR team. In the future, Elise plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.
Maria Lopes, B.A.
Maria Lopes is a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Mongan Institute for Health Policy. She Graduated from Boston University in the Spring of 2020 with a B.A. in Psychology. Prior to joining the Mongan Institute, Maria worked at the VA Medical Center as a Research Assistant investigating the long-term effects of childhood adversity. At MGH, Maria works with Dr. Christina Luberto and Dr. Benjamin Bearnot on studies that offer mindfulness-based therapy to different patient populations. Maria hopes to pursue her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in the future.
Michaela Markwart, B.A.
Michaela Markwart is a Clinical Research Coordinator for Dr. Daniel Hall and Dr. Giselle Perez. In May of 2022, she graduated from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science. She was a collegiate athlete and senior captain of her NCAA tennis team. Michaela is the President and Founder of Seeking Smiles Charity to benefit the Children’s Wing of the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre in Regina, SK Canada. She is thrilled to be a member of the HPRIR team! In the future, Michaela plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.
Reid Anctil, B.S.
Reid Anctil is a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) in the HPRIR program. He graduated from Champlain College in 2022 with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration. Reid works with Dr Elyse Park and Dr. Gina Kruse on the Lung Screen ABC study, exploring the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on lung cancer screenings. He also works with Dr. Lara Treager to implement the SMART-3RP resiliency intervention in continuing care retirement facilities. Prior to becoming a CRC, Reid interned at the program where he worked on various projects that focused on resiliency, mediators of resiliency, and sexual health needs in cancer patients. In the future, Reid hopes to continue working in the field of Positive Psychology through a PhD in Clinical Psychology.
HPRIR Staff Alumnae: Sydney Crute, Helen Mizrach, Colin Ponzani, Grace Styklunas, Lauren Ballini, Emma Siefring, Yasmine Nousari, Ellen Park, Lucy Fell