March Updates from the Mongan Institute
Reflections from the Director: Our Impact
This month I am very excited to present our hot off the press “Mongan Institute 2021-2022 Impact Report.” Please take a few minutes to view this truly astonishing compendium of accomplishments, honors, and initiatives by our extraordinary staff, faculty, trainees, and leadership over a very challenging past two years.
I am deeply honored and grateful to be a member of this wonderful community of science dedicated to making a real difference in improving health, health care, and health equity. To learn more - click below!
With deep gratitude and respect,
Harvard Medical School Promotions
Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, MD, MPH
Congratulations to Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, MD, MPH (Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit) on her promotion to Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Adjoa received her MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and subsequently trained in internal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she also served as Chief Resident. In 2020, she was recruited to our Division of Gastroenterology and the CTEU as an Instructor in Medicine at HMS. Her research focuses on health equity, diversity and inclusion, and the elimination of health disparities in gastrointestinal disorders with a focus on inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. She is also actively involved in a messaging campaign to increase colorectal cancer screening in Black communities in partnership with the Boston Public Health Commission.
Congratulations to Peggy Lai, MD, MPH (Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit) on being promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Peggy received her MD from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and trained in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she served as Assistant Chief Resident. Upon completion of her fellowship she joined the pulmonary division faculty at MGH as an Assistant in Medicine and Instructor in Medicine at HMS. She was promoted to Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2017 and joined the CTEU in 2020. Her research focuses on investigating the effect of environmental exposures on lung disease. She also serves as a member of the American Thoracic Society serving on the International Health Committee, and as co-chair of the International Conference Working Group.
Examples from Mongan Science Minute
The Mongan Science Minute is a social media initiative designed to better communicate the extraordinary research that is published by Mongan Institute leaders, faculty and investigators.
Gut microbial metabolism of 5-ASA diminishesits clinical efficacy in inflammatory bowel disease. Mehta RS, Mayers JR, Zhang Y, Bhosle A,Glasser NR, Nguyen LH, Ma W, Bae S, Branck T, Song K, Sebastian L, Pacheco JA,Seo HS, Clish C, Dhe-Paganon S, Ananthakrishnan AN, Franzosa EA, Balskus EP, Chan AT, Huttenhower C. Nat Med. 2023 Feb 23. doi: 10.1038/s41591-023-02217-7.Online ahead of print. PMID: 36823301
Please visit our website to stay updated on all open positions at the Mongan Institute and our centers/programs. To apply, visit the MGH Careers website and search the job number listed.
Senior Data Analyst - 3209899
The Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a full time Senior Data Analyst to manage its Data Management and Analytic Program. Reporting to and working closely with the Institute Director and Administrative Director, the candidate will lead the development of a new Data Management and Analytics Program (DMAP) that will support the Institute’s 13 research centers and programs. Once established, the program will offer a range of data management and analysis services, including statistical and study design consultation, research protocol development, web-based survey development, data management plans, analysis and interpretation of data, and assistance in presenting and disseminating results.
Staff Assistant, II - 3235918
The Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a full time Staff Assistant. Primary responsibilities of this role include reporting to and working closely with the Institute Administrative Director, providing administrative support for the Institute Director and several Mongan Center Directors, and general office administration and operations. Tasks may include coordinating and scheduling of meetings and conference calls, facilitating travel arrangements, managing Institute payroll and supply chain needs, and supporting human resource activities across the Institute. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-directed organized professional to work with internationally recognized experts and support our mission of transforming healthcare and achieving health equity locally, nationally, and globally.
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