Center for Surgery and Public Health


Melissa Poleo, MS  •  CSPH Administrative Director

Rachel Murphy, MPH  •  Project Manager

Emily Stephens  •  Administrative Coordinator, Fellowship Coordinator

Alison Kou, MPH • Communications Specialist

Biostatistics and Data Management

Lingwei Xiang, MPH • Senior Biostatistician

Jianyi Zhang, PhD, MS • Senior Biostatistician

Kevin Chen • Database Manager

Annie Chen, MPH • Biostatistician

Mansoo Cho, MS • Biostatistician

Alyssa Jones, MPH • Biostatistician

Mengyuan Ruan, MS • Biostatistician

Research and Project Management

Rachel Adler, ScD, RD • Research Scientist, DeCades, EONS

Manuel Castillo Angeles Staff Researcher, TBSCC

Richard Evan Chunga • Research Assistant, Advance Care Planning 

Juan Hererra-Escobar, MD, MPH • Investigator, FORTE

Masami Kelly, MA •  Senior Project Manager, Geriatrics and Serious Illness in Surgery

Rachel Murphy, MPH  • Project Manager, Geriatrics and Serious Illness in Surgery

Alysa Pomer, PhD • Research Scientist, Military Health System Response to COVID-19 

Tatiana Ramos, MSc • Senior Project Manager, TIDES

Amanda Reich, PhD, MPH • Investigator, Qualitative Lead

Emma Reidy, MPH • Senior Project Manager, PACTS, FORTE, and EPIC

Christina Sheu • Lead Research Assistant, Geriatrics and Serious Illness in Surgery, Center for Geriatric Surgery

Wendy Williams, JD • Senior Project Manager, Global Surgery

Carolyn Zier • Research Assistant, FORTE, RESTORE, and NESTS Pathway