John Connolly

John Connolly is an Epidemiologist in the Therapeutics and Infectious Disease Epidemiology group at the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He currently works on the FDA-sponsored Sentinel Initiative for drug safety surveillance.  Prior to joining the Department of Population Medicine, Dr. Connolly received both his Sc.M. and Sc.D. in Epidemiology from Harvard T.H.

HMS Fellowship Program in General Medicine and Primary Care Now Accepting Applications

The Harvard Medical School (HMS) Fellowship Program in General Medicine and Primary Care is a collaboration of major clinical institutions of HMS and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. One of the leading training programs in the nation, the Fellowship provides research training and experience under the direction of highly qualified mentors and has produced numerous academic leaders in general medicine research, education, and health care.

Joshua Petimar

Research Fellow

Joshua Petimar, ScD is a research fellow working with Jason Block to evaluate the effects of public health nutrition policies on diet quality.

Marcia Pescador Jimenez

Research Fellow

Marcia Pescador Jimenez joined Coral as a postdoctoral fellow. Her research focuses on addressing the influence of geographic contextual factors throughout the life-course, including access to green space, on cardiovascular health and health disparities. In related research, Marcia aims to understand the multi-level and multi-factorial determinants of chronic diseases and their differential risk of mortality. Prior to coming to Harvard, Marcia graduated from a PhD in Epidemiology from the Brown University School of Public Health.

Diana Juvinao-Quintero

Research Fellow

Diana Juvinao-Quintero, recently completed her PhD in Epigenetic Epidemiology at the Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, UK, focused on epidemiological studies in Type 2 diabetes using epigenetic risk factors and causal inference methods. Diana received her Master’s in Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics of Human Diseases from the University of Nottingham, UK.

Dongdong Li

Research Fellow

Dongdong Li is a research fellow at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, Dongdong pursued her PhD in Statistics from Simon Fraser University under the supervision of Dr. X. Joan Hu. She was a recipient of the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (Doctoral). Her statistical research interests lie in the development of methodology for analysis of complex data. Her recent work has been on incomplete event history data under informative censoring, and pseudo-likelihood based approaches.

Tom Chen

Research Fellow

Tom Chen is a postdoctoral Pyle Fellow at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. Tom received his undergraduate degree in Finance and Biostatistics from Cornell University. Afterwards, Tom pursued his PhD at Harvard University under the tutelage of Rui Wang. Tom's research interests include a variety of methodological issues regarding cluster randomized trials, including robust estimation procedures and stepped wedge designs, and methodological issues regarding statistical computing, including stochastic approximation algorithms.