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Biostatistical Consultation

For help, contact the Center for Clinical Investigation (http://biostatistics.bwh.harvard.edu).

Also an option: contact, Usha Govindarajulu, PhD at email UGOVINDARAJULU@PARTNERS.ORG. Usha's time will have to be established through a funded grant account and arranged with her HR rep: Rachel Gambill (rgambill@partners.org). In other words, before Usha begins working on your stat work, speak to Usha and Rachel about the amount of hours involved and the grant that the work falls under.

Mark Vangel, PhD, is a biostatistician with some senior-level (senior-level projects only) dedication to the work of the NCIGT. He can be reached through William Wells, PhD at sw@bwh.harvard.edu. Read his Biosketch here: File:Biosketch-Mark Vangel.doc

Previous NCIGT statistician contact information: Kelly H. Zou, PhD, Director of Statistics, Pfizer Inc., Specialty Care Business Unit, 235 East 42nd Street, Mail Stop 685/10/08, New York, NY 10017. Phone: (212)-733-0087 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (212)-733-0087      end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (212)-733-0087      end_of_the_skype_highlighting,Email: Kelly.Zou@pfizer.com.

Radiology Postdoc Resource Center

This area is reserved for Radiology Postdoc-specific resources that complement and promote the efforts of the BWH Office of Postdoctoral and Research Careers, or OPRC. Communications to Radiology postdocs and closely-associated persons, such as their leadership, should go to the following mailing list: radiology-postdocs at bwh.harvard.edu. Links here will point to relevant postdoc policies, services, opportunities such as seminars, intracommunity events, and key information on career development such as accessing and interacting with mentors. This page is also located on the Surgical Planning Lab Internal Wiki under Radiology PostDoc Resource Center.

Key Contacts

  • Caroline Rotondi(Crotondi at partners.org): OPRC Administrative Director: For all BWH post-doc questions
  • Juliet Moncaster (jmoncaster at rics.bwh.harvard.edu): BWH postdoc contact on events
  • Katja Schmitz (Katja_Schmitz@HMS.HARVARD.EDU): HMS Postdoc contact
  • Pablo Cironi (Pablo_Cironi@HMS.HARVARD.EDU): HMS Postdoc contact
  • Linda Wilcox (Linda_Wilcox at hms.harvard.edu or confidential phone: 617.432.4040): HMS Ombudsman: For issues on dispute resolution and negotiations
  • Recovery Act Grant Information for BWH Radiology: Peter Liakopoulos, 617-954-9607, pliakopoulos@partners.org

Radiology Post Doc Task Force Member Contacts

  • Clare Tempany (tempany at bwh.harvard.edu): For high-level questions and issues of a management nature or about career and promotions
  • Noby Hata (hata at bwh.harvard.edu): For information/advice on post-doc life issues and career development and advice on post-doc life issues
  • Kim Lawson (klawson1 at partners.org): For editorial advice on/assistance with manuscripts or grant preparation
  • Marianna Jakab (marianna at bwh.harvard.edu): For assistance with wiki accounts

Funding Opportunities


Discussion Groups/Related Links

OPRC Linked In Postdoc Online Discussion Group

BWH's Office of Postdoctoral and Research Careers

Office of Postdoctoral Fellows (HMS)

OPRC Postdoc FAQs

HMS Postdoc Portal Page


For most classes/events, registration is encouraged or required. Links below will lead you to on-line registration forms or a contact to register through will be provided.

Key Policies and Helpful Documentation, including information for Grants

BWH Postdoc Policies

State of the Art Prostate Care Review Paper: Padhani et al. Multiparametric Imaging of Tumor Response to Therapy_Radiology_2010See Complementary Link: http://radiology.rsna.org/content/256/2/348.full

Harvard Catalyst Grant Writing Area

Harvard Catalyst Educational Matrix showing Classes etc

Massachusetts Guide to Landlord and Tenant

NIH Funding Opportunities

Grant Writing Tips from the NIH

Harvard Catalyst Grant Writing Guide

BWH Online PostDoc Orientation Packet

Key BWH Policies and Procedures

NIH Center for Scientific Review Application Resources

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and NIH Grant Process: An Overview‎

Building a CV Toolbox from MGH

Secrets of a Successful Researcher Talk by Joanne Ingwall, PhD, on behalf of the Center for Clinical Investigation, held July 1, 2008. Dr. Ingwall is Professor of Medicine, HMS, Senior Biochemist and Co-Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Dept of Medicine, BWH, She has offered her emails for those interested in learning more about tips on how to be a successful researcher: jingwall@partners.org or jingwall@rics.bwh.harvard.edu.

Science Resources, including Writing Grants and Facts About Research Compliance

Important Links from the OPRC on Mentoring, Leadership, Negotiations, and Career Development

Register for the OPRC Newsletter Sent to Your Email

Contacts for Benefits and Policies

Q&A on Harvard Promotion Process

Career Direction/Promotion at BWH/HMS

Making the Most of Your Postdoc Experience_The Chronicle_July 2010

Partners Professional Development

Postdoc Career Positions Linked to HMS

Science's Job Seeker

Career Basics for Scientists

Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Career Advancement Page

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Download through this link. Based on courses held in 2002 and 2005 by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, this book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators. The second edition contains three new chapters on laboratory leadership, project management, and teaching and course design.

Criteria for Appointment and Promotion at HMS/HSDM. Kickoff and Reception on Jan. 7, 2008, 4-6 pm. See Schedule of Presentations

Important Links from the OPRC on Mentoring, Leadership, Negotiations, and Career Development

Partners HealthCare Career Link

BWH Career Consultation Service

BWH career and CV guidance, Mary Clark, PhD. Contact Dr. Clark at mclark4@partners.org

Mentors and Networking

Entering Mentoring, A Guided for Scientists from HHMI

Brief Article: Mentoring is A Network Not A Guru

Peer Mentoring at the BWH/Partners

Mentoring and Being Mentored from the 2006 HHMI book Making the Right Moves A Practical Guide to Scientifıc Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Download through this link.

Important Links from the OPRC on Mentoring, Leadership, Negotiations, and Career Development

E-Mentoring Web site for Diversity in Engineering and Science

Mentorship Challenges: Managing the Mentor-Mentee Relationship by Linda Wilcox, HMS Ombudsman

InterNations: A Free Online International Community for Networking

ESL [English as a Second Language] Opportunities

Other NCIGT Community-Wide Resources

Genetic Consultation Services

Harvard Catalyst provides free genetic counseling (http://catalyst.harvard.edu/services/geneticsconsultation.html) (non-statistical work in nature) to BWH regarding issues such as:

  • Guidance on IRB and Human Studies related to genetic, genomic, or proteomic investigation
  • Design and feasability of such studies
  • Career development advice related to genetics
  • Advice on bioinformatics, data management, and analysis
  • Identifying core facilities and potential collaborators

Statistics Relevant to Radiology

File:2009 AHA Recommendations for Imaging of Acute Ischemic Stroke A Scientific Statement.pdf

File:2010 AHA heart disease statistics.pdf

File:2009 AHA PP heart stats.ppt

Manufacturing/Hardware Facilities in Massachusetts

Here is a list of manufacturing, electronics and other hardware related facilities in the MA area: File:VendorList.xls

Medical Illustration/Imaging Services

Imaging Assistance

  • Beighlie, Beth, Expert in Digital Formats and some medical illustration, Email: beth_beighlie@hms.harvard.edu or b2ooled@gmail.com.
  • Reiko O'Brien, Web design, Dept. of Radiology, 20 Kent Street, Brookline, MA 02445. Phone: 617.525.7332, Email: robrien2@partners.org
  • Pauline Kelly, Web design, Phone: 617-525-7013. Email: PKELLY@PARTNERS.ORG
  • Cynthia Braithwaite about Art questions. Phone: 617-732-7828. Email: CBRATHWAITE@PARTNERS.ORG

Medical Illustration

Poster Creation

BWH Internal Resources Link

  • Pauline Kelly, Web design and general assistance with posters, Phone: 617-525-7013 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              617-525-7013      end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Email: PKELLY@PARTNERS.ORG


BWH COMPUTER GRAPHICS -THE PRINT HOUSE: We are honored to be your “in house” printing department, located in office services on the ground floor of the PBB and we can bill directly to your cost center number. People come to us for assistance with MAIL MERGES, NEWSLETTERS, POSTERS, BROCHURES, POCKET FOLDERS, ANNUAL REPORTS, PROMOTIONAL ITEMS, EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION GIFTS, GRAPHIC DESIGN, T-SHIRTS, BRANDED APPAREL and MORE! Are you planning an event for the Blue Print celebration? Receive a 10% DISCOUNT on any Blue Print ordering. Then give us a call at 617-732-5699 or e-mail Ellen Schneider at ESchneider@printhouse.com. Also visit our website at www.printhouse.com and http://www.promoplace.com/8311/blueprint.htm.

  • IKON PBB-Ground floor next to the mailroom. 617-732-5769
  • Mainframe Photographics, Inc (same location)Director:Brian Bator, 617-732-8968, bbator@partners.org, Contact:Susan R. Symonds, 617-732-8968, ssymonds@bics.bwh.harvard.edu. Offering Digital and traditional photographic and design services: research (lab operations), photography, professional portraits, promotional or product photography, videography, VHS or DV to CD or DVD conversion, slides, posters, film processing, publication photo printing, custom framing, and more.
  • PhD Posters at http://phdposters.com/ (online service that connects to Harvard coop on Longwood for pickup, PDF used, $20-30 per poster)
  • CopyCop: Jerry Gordon (jerry@copycop.com)(617) 267-9267. Hours: Mon-Fri 24 Hours, Sat & Sun 10am - 6pm
  • Kinko's/FedEx: 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339 or Website: http://www.fedex.com/us/officeprint/main/ (Approx. $100 per poster)
  • CSAIL (Clare Poynton has done this at email: cpoynton@MIT.edu) The printer is on the second floor of the Stata Center. A CSAIL login is needed to print. see this website for more printing info: http://tig.csail.mit.edu/twiki/bin/view/TIG/PrintingToConspiratorFromPC

Study Recruitment and Advertising

BWH Clinical Trial Page

Partners Policies/IRB Guidance

Clinical Trials @ Partners Webpage

ClinicalTrials.gov, A Federal Registry of Trials

Research Patient Data Registry, A Warehouse of Data for Research Purposes:A Partners information resource that allows human studies investigators to access vast amounts of aggregate patient clinical data. The RPDR is a large data warehouse that serves as a central clinical data registry for inpatient and outpatient encounters. The RPDR brings clinical information to researchers in two ways: 1) as aggregate data, such as total patients with user-defined diagnoses, and 2) with proper IRB approval, detailed patient level medical record data. Dr. Shawn N Murphy is the RPDR Director.

The Research Study Volunteer Program, RSVP for Health, is a registry where individuals interested in clinical research (sometimes called clinical trials) can register to receive information about research studies.


Harvard Cooperative Program on Aging, A Web Resource that enables Research Volunteer Recruitment for Boston Area Investigators by making Research Studies known to Cooperative members.

HarvardScience Webpage

Harvard News and Public Affairs Webpage

Tips on Clinical Recruitment and Advertising_Presented as part of CCI at the BWH by Ian Shempp, Sr. Clinical Research Manager, Gastroenterology, BWH

Grant Opportunities


  1. Dana Foundation Clinical Hypothesis Research Program in Brain and Immuno-Imaging


  1. Grant Funding Opportunities NIH Recovery Web Site Supported by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA
  2. Network for Translational Research (NTR): Optical Imaging in Multimodal Platforms (U54) (Here are slides for the same: Media:OpticalRFA.ppt)
  3. Development and Implementation of Innovative Ultrasound Therapy Technologies (R01)
  4. PAR 07_214: Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Development and Validation of In Vivo Imaging Systems and Methods for Cancer Investigations (R01) (Slides used by Barbara Croft at the IRAT network meeting to introduce this grant, by way of Steve Seltzer)
  5. R21 Quick Trials for Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions
  6. Institutional Development Awards
  7. PA-06-398 Novel Technologies For In Vivo Imaging (R21/R33)
  8. PA-06-031 Image-Guided Cancer Interventions (STTR R41/R42)

NIH Supplements

  1. Minority Supplement to Existing Grants

Press Releases

Progress Report Resources

This page contains resources relevant to the preparation of Progress Reports.


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BWH Bio-statistics service

Radiology Biostatistics Service

We have access to a bio-statistician through the dept of Radiology.

  • Usha Govindarajulu (ugovindarajulu@partners.org) is the new Principal Bio-statistician for Radiology. She currently also serve as a statistician for the Center for Clinical Investigation (http://biostatistics.bwh.harvard.edu) and the Division of Women’s Health, providing statistical consultation and support. She can provide support for short-term consultations, data analysis, study design, and long-term projects. She is currently available for one day per week for Radiology. Contact Information: Office Address: 1 Brigham Circle, 3rd floor Email: ugovindarajulu at partners.org
  • Please use this Biostats Service Form to initiate a new request for service from Usha.


Biostatistics support is now available to BWH investigators through the Biostatistics Core of the Center for Clinical Investigation. Their team of biostatisticians provides consultation and collaboration at all levels of research, including brief consultations, grant development, and data analysis. The Biostatistics web site contains detailed information about the service and how to apply for support:


If you would like to learn more, please contact Shelley Hurwitz, Ph.D. at (617) 732-6467 or hurwitz at hms.harvard.edu

The Center for Clinical Investigation is a multifaceted service core at Brigham and Women's Hospital, providing assistance on Biostatistics, Research Development, Human Research Genetics, Clinical Research Education, Research Study Coordination, and an outpatient location for research patient visits. For additional information about our courses or our services, please view our website, www.brighamandwomens.org/cci <http://www.brighamandwomens.org/cci>, or call 617.732.8750 with any questions.

(Note: Noby Hata found them helpful. They charged him $300 for revising a paper.)

Office Locations

This is a list of office locations for team members OfficeLocations.

Editorial Services

  • Should you need assistance writing/editing text or PowerPoint slides associated with online pages, manuscripts, white papers, presentation materials, grant submissions, etc. please contact Kim Lawson, via phone at 617-543-2803.

Grant Writing Help


  • Internal Resource: Feel free to contact Kim Lawson, Editor, Radiology via email: klawson1 at partners.org.



Mailing Lists

NCIGT Mailing Lists

  • NCIGT Help: ncigt-help at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT PIs: ncigt-leadership at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT Computational Core: ncigt-cc at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT Imaging Core: ncigt-imaging at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT FUS Core: ncigt-fus at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT Neurosurgery Core: ncigt-neurosurgery at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT Prostate Core: ncigt-prostate at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT All: ncigt-all at bwh.harvard.edu
  • NCIGT/Radiology PostDocs and Related Instructors/Assistants: radiology-postdocs at bwh.harvard.edu

Amigo Mailing Lists

  • AMIGO Leadership at BWH: amigo-bwh-leadership at bwh.harvard.edu

Additional Resource Links

Imaging Core Resources LMRC MRI facility

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Job Openings

JHU IGT faculty position

Booking a Conference Room