BMC’s Yawkey building doors are now closed as an entrance as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our campus and provide you with the best clinical care.

All patients and visitors on our main campus must enter our hospital via Shapiro, Menino, or Moakley buildings, where they will be greeted by team members at a new centralized check-in desk before continuing to the hospital. We are excited to welcome you and appreciate your patience as we improve our facilities.

The Department of Research Operations acts as institutional authority for all sponsored programs at BMC and serves the BMC research community in sponsored programs administration, sharing in the goal of transforming health care for all.

Research Operations comprises executive staff and three administrative teams.  Click on a photo to access a short biography and contact information.  To identify individual members of our administrative teams, please click on the team links located below the photos.

If you are unsure of whom to contact, email us through our general email address.   

Executive Staff

Executive Director
Tina DaSilva

Executive Assistant
Rhonda Champagne

Director, Research Contracts and Industry Agreements
Asa Lopatin

Research Education Manager
Kaye Mottola

Director, Support Services
Doug Rockwell

Senior Research Project Manager
Alexandra Zhang

Team Directors

Senior Director, Center for Clinical Research Advancement
Johanna Chesley

Director, Sponsored Programs Finance

Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
J Kennedy