Contact Us


To discuss study logistics and identify needed resources:

  • Nurse Manager
  • Melanie Ramos, RN, BSN
  • Phone:216-444-3588
  • Email:

Pre-Analytical Laboratory

To review lab sample processing needs:

  • Department Supervisor
  • Teresa Markle, MSLA
  • Phone:216-445-5470
  • Email:

  • CRU Lab Director
  • Ofer Reizes, PhD
  • Phone: 216-445-0880
  • E-mail:

Coordinator Services

  • Research Program Manager
  • Megan Villarreal, MSHS
  • Phone:(p)(216) 445-2419
  • Email:

Research Subject Advocacy

For consent and DSMP consults:

  • Research Subject Advocate (RSA)
  • Sumita Khatri, M.D.
  • Phone:216-445-1701
  • Email:

  • Assistant RSA
  • Megan Villarreal, MSHS
  • Phone:(p)(216) 445-2419
  • Email:

Biostatistics / Study Design

For study design and planning for data analysis:

  • Biostatistician
  • Bo Hu, Ph.D.
  • Phone: 216-444-3009
  • E-mail:


For initial questions:

  • Department Manager
  • Latasha Bolden, MHA
  • Phone:216-445-8496
  • Email:

  • Executive Director
  • Charlotte Bhasin, MOT, OTR/L
  • Phone:216-444-5113
  • Email:


  • Program Director
  • W.H. Wilson Tang, M.D.
  • Phone:216-444-2121
  • Email:

  • Associate Program Director
  • Ruth M. Farrell, MD, MA
  • Phone: (216) 445-7085

  • Associate Program Director
  • Katherine Dell, M.D.
  • Phone:216-444-6123
  • Email:

Publication Acknowledgement

All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSA resources are required to credit the CTSA grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgement and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy. All researchers should cite grant UL1TR000439, as follows: " This publication was made possible by the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic CTSA Grant Number UL1TR000439 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a component of the National Institutes of Health. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of NCATS or NIH."
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