Admin Core – Team

Emilia Bagiella, PhD (Biostatistician)

Professor of Biostatistics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, the Center for Biostatistics in the Department of Population Health Science & Policy

BagiellaDr. Emilia Bagiella is a Professor of Biostatistics in the Center for Biostatistics in the Department of Population Health Science & Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She also serves as Director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD), at the MSSM CTSA, CONDUITS.  She is Director of the “Reach for the First R01” and “Reach for the first K” course within CONDUITS. She has extensive experience in clinical trial methodology and the design and analysis of longitudinal studies. She also has a methodological interest in outcome assessment and the issues related to evaluating outcomes in different populations. For this Program Project, she will be responsible for for the oversight of all statistical analyses, power calculations, and consultations for all three projects and cores.

Helena Chang, MS (Biostatistician)

Senior Biostatistician, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Helena is a senior biostatistician at the Center for Biostatistics in the Department of Population Health Science and Policy. Helena has over eight years of experience in the design, implementation, and analysis of Phase II and Phase III randomized clinical trials. She has interest in statistical methodologies related to neuroimaging, missing data, causal inference, patient-centered outcomes, and cost-effectiveness research. For this study, she will be responsible for data management and data analysis.

Alexis Mark, MS

Project Management, TMII, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Alexis has previously worked in clinical trial management of Phase I, II, and III hematology/oncology clinical trials and tissue bank registry studies. She completed a master of science in biomedical sciences in which her thesis project involved investigating infectious causes of neurodegeneration, specifically looking at impact on autophagy and apoptosis processes. She also completed a certificate in clinical bioethics at Hofstra University Bioethics Center. She has an interest in data analysis, clinical ethics, and health outcomes. For this study, she is responsible for the fiscal management, administrative support, and maintaining regulatory authorizations for each project.