Director TBA
Anne Jaskowiak, MS, BSW
Project Manager

Anne Jaskowiak, BSW, is the Project Manager for CTER. She received her BSW from Temple University. Anne has worked at Penn for the past 9 years and has supported multiple NIH and PCORI funded research projects.

Sandra Barile
Administrative Coordinator

Sandy Barile is the Administrative Coordinator of CTER. She has been at Penn, working in the CCEB, for the past 24 years. Sandy has extensive experience coordinating large center grants and multi-investigator research projects.

Advisory Board

PJ Brennan, MD
Chief Medical Officer & Sr. VP for UPHS

Harold Feldman, MD, MSCE
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB)

Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH
George A. Weiss University Professor

J. Richard Landis, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics 

Caryn Lerman, PhD
John H. Glick, MD Professor in Cancer Research

Kevin G.M. Volpp, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine

Core Faculty

Andrea J. Apter, MD, MA, MSc
Professor of Medicine

Frances K. Barg, PhD, MEd
Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health (PSOM) and Anthropology (SAS)

Jeffrey S. Barrett, PhD
Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Hillary Bogner, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics & Family Medicine and Community Health

Joseph N. Cappella, PhD
Gerald R. Miller Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication

Jonas H. Ellenberg, PhD
Emeritus Professor CE of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Susan S. Ellenberg, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Interim Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (DBEI)

David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Translational Medicine & Human Genetics
Associate Director, Patient Impact, Orphan Disease Center, University of Pennsylvania

Pathology Resident, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

John P. Fischer, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Zvi D. Gellis, PhD
Professor, Social Policy and Practice, School of Social Policy & Practice
Director, Center for Mental Health and Aging, School of Social Policy & Practice
Director, Ann Nolan Reese Penn Aging Concentration, School of Social Policy & Practice

Robert Gross, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Medicine

Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology

Director, Lancaster General Research Institute

Marshall M. Joffe, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Physician Extensivist, Lancaster General Health Care Connections
Megan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

James Lewis, MD MSCE
Professor of Medicine

James R. McKay, PhD
Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry

Nandita Mitra, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
Chair, Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Daniel Polsky, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Healthcare Management (Wharton)
Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

Reed Pyretiz, MD, PhD
Smilow Professor of Medicine & Professor of Genetics

Dylan Small, PhD
Class of 1965 Wharton Professor of Statistics

Instructor, Thomas Jefferson University
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sony Tuteja, PharmD, MS
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics

Craig A. Umscheid, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Wei Peter Yang, PhD
Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology





The mission of CTER is to improve the effectiveness of existing therapeutics (including medications, devices, vaccines, and care plans) through clinical research.



Center for Therapeutic Effectiveness Research
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