Meet Our Team

Scott Weiner, MD, MPH

Executive Director, POPI
Medical Director, Brigham Comprehensive Opioid Response Education Program

Gloria Brand, MPA

Director, POPI
Senior Program Manager, Brigham Research Institute


Linda Aglio

BWPO Physician, M.D.,M.S.

Shelly Anderson

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Barnett

Attending, M.D.

Brian Bateman

Physician, M.D.

Edward Boyer

BWPO Physician, M.D. Ph.D.

Kathryn Britton

Associate Chief Medical Officer, M.D.

Peter Chai

Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, M.D.

Christopher Connor

BWPO Physician, M.D. Ph.D.

Sarah Corey

Sr. Research Project Manager

Juan Herrara Escobar

MD, MPH Research Director in Long Term Outcomes in Trauma

Kara Fields


Athena Petrides

PhD, MSc,

Esteban Gershanik


Christopher Gilligan

BWPO Physician, M.D.

Michael Groff

Vice-Chariman Clinical Neurosurgery, M.D.

Valerie Hruschak

Research Fellow

Seoyoung Kim

BWPO Physician, M.D.,Sc.D

Tanya Laidlaw

BWPO Physician, M.D. Ph.D.

Cheryl Lang

Project Manager (465)

Martina Lang-Stuart

Director of Development

Lily Li, MD

Clinical Research Fellow

Roland C. (Clay) Merchant

BWPO Physician, M.D.,M.P.H.,Sc.D

Elisabetta Mezzalira

POI Research Trainee


Charles Morris

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Peter Mullins

Resident, M.D.

Christine Murphy PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP

BWH Psych Nurse Resource Center

Srdjan Nedeljkovic

Attending Pain Mgmt. Physician, M.D.

Katherine Palm

Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator

Rajesh Patel

CMIO - Inpatient Services, M.D.,M.P.H

Athena Petrides

Medical Director for Pathology Informatics, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Schnipper

Medical Doctor, M.D.,M.P.H

Kristin Schreiber

Attending Anesthesiologist, M.D., PhD

Samata Sharma

BWPO Physician, M.D.

Jacqueline Slavik

Administrative Director, Ph.D

Joji Suzuki

Staff Psychiatrist, M.D.

Anu Swaminathan

Director, Scientific Programs & Partnerships, Ph.D

James (Trey) Toombs

Senior Program Manager, Ph.D

Richard Urman, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Anesthesia

Stephanie Yacoubian

Resident, M.D.

Jason Yong


Li Zhou

Associate Professor, M.D.,Ph.D.

Mark Zhang DO, MMSc

Medical Director - Digital Innovation Hub, Brigham and Women's HospitalAssociate Program Director - Partners Clinical Informatics and Innovation FellowshipPalliative Care Physician - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute