Meet the Team

The Mount Sinai ConduITS – Institutes for Translational Sciences team includes a variety of medical research professionals. 


Rosalind J. Wright, MD, MPH
Principal Investigator
Dean for Translational Biomedical Sciences

Scott Friedman, MD
Associate Director
Dean for Therapeutic Discovery

Juan Wisnivesky
Associate Director
Professor, Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Parina Shah, MS MHA
Director, Operations & Finance

Suzy Allen, MPH
Administrative Manager

Kathleen Chalumeau
Administrative Assistant

Program Leadership Committee

Joel Dudley, PhD

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD)
Emilia Bagiella, PhD
Program Manager: Melissa Chase

Career Development
Janice L. Gabrilove, MD 
Alan J. Moskowitz, MD
Program Manager: Fatima Nebizada-Pace
Administrative Assistant: Christine Acevedo

Community Engagement
Carol R. Horowitz, MD, MPH
Program Coordinator: Crispin Goytia 

Federated Biobank

BioMe Biobank
Administrative Coordinator: Stacy Paris

Perinatal Biobank
Rosalind J. Wright, MD
Program Coordinator: Michelle Gagnon

Biorepository and Pathology Core
Michael Donovan, PhD, MD
Project Coordinator/Data Manager: Javier Martin-Fernandez 

Imaging Research
Zahi A. Fayad, PhD
David Mendelson, MD
Clinical Trials Manager: Gilbert Aguinaldo

Office of Research Services
Mary Sano, PhD
Parina Shah, MS MHA
Administrative Assistant:

4D Pilot Projects and ISMMS-RPI Partnership
Louise Lammers, PhD