Paul Biddinger

Paul Biddinger, MD, FACEP

Dr. Paul Biddinger holds the MGH Endowed Chair in Emergency Preparedness and is the Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, and Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston.  He is also the Director for Emergency Preparedness at Partners Healthcare.  Dr. Biddinger additionally serves as the Director of the Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation and Practice (EPREP) Program at the…

Marcia Testa

Marcia A. Testa, MPH, PhD

Dr. Testa is a Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics. As an experienced public health practitioner, health outcomes researcher, evaluator, biostatistician, and the current Co-Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan EPREP program, for the past 30 years Dr. Testa has worked closely with federal, state, county, regional and local public health, community and government authorities. She previously served as the Head of the Evaluation Core for the CDC-sponsored, Harvard Academic Center for…

Elena Savoia, MD, MPH

Dr. Savoia is a Principal Scientist in Biostatistics and a medical doctor by training. During the past fifteen years, Dr. Savoia has been leading research and training activities at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health focused on public health emergency preparedness. She is the co-director of the Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation & Practice (EPREP) Program for which she has been P.I. of over twenty research and training projects.…

Maxwell Su, ScD

Dr. Su is a Research Associate with backgrounds in mathematics, biostatistics, patient-centered outcomes research, and information technology. He received his ScB in mathematics from Brown University and his ScD in Biostatistics from Harvard University. Dr. Su is serving as the senior statistician and information technologist for the EPREP program. He has over 20 years of experience as a biostatistician specialized in outcome research and clinical trials. For the EPREP program,…

Alberto Montrond

Alberto Montrond, MA

Mr. Montrond is a Senior Preparedness Fellow in the DPTLD. He acquired his professional and knowledge in the field of public service and politics at College of the Holy Cross, MA. He obtained a master’s degree in international relations (GMAP) from the Fletcher School at TUFTS University, in Boston. During the past seven years, Mr. Montrond has committed to serving the immigrant community protecting the needs of the Cape Verdean…

Rachael Piltch-Loeb, PhD

Dr. Piltch-Loeb is a Research Scientist in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard Chan School. She received her master’s degree from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. She also holds a doctorate degree in Public Health, and she is also a junior research scientist at NYU’s College of Global Public Health’s Program on Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience.…

Anisa Mohamed Farah

Anisa is a program assistant to Dr. Savoia working with the EPREP team. She is a recent graduate of Boston University with a degree in Economics.