Contact Us

Office of Clinical Research

Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

362 Plantation Street
Ambulatory Care Center, 7th Floor
Worcester, MA 01605-0002

Central Contact:


Margaret Koziel, MD
Assistant Vice Provost, Clinical Research


Meg Johnson, JD, CIP
Director, Clinical Research


Debra Strandberg
Contract Administrator III, Sr. Contract Administrator

Overall agreement management, support and assistance, master agreements.


Cara Martinoli, JD
Contract Administrator II, Terms Specialist

Clinical research agreements, CDA review, DUA/DTA review, terms and conditions review, cross-support to budget specialist as needed.


Elena Del Prete, MS, MBA
Contract Administrator II, Budget Specialist

Clinical research agreements, budgets and financial review and assistance, cross-support to terms specialist as needed.


Teresa Sousa, RN, MSN, CCRC, CCRA, CIP
Quality Improvement Manager

Post-approval monitoring for the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), directed/for cause audits, HRPP QA/QI, full monitoring services as requested.


HRPP Educator/Education Specialist III

Support and facilitation of HRPP educational initiatives including: Good Clinical Practice, Clinical Research Professionals Group, general education on HRPP and clinical research best practices.