Meet the CRRO Team
Mary-Tara Roth, RN, MSN, MPH
As Director of the CRRO, Mary-Tara is responsible for defining the office’s services and overseeing the implementation of those services to support clinical researchers at BMC/BU Medical Campus. In addition, she works at providing services to investigators and study teams, especially in the areas of regulatory consultation and training for all levels of the research team. Mary-Tara has a BS in Psychology from Tufts, a BS in Nursing from Johns Hopkins, and a Master’s in Nursing and a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins.
Rana Leed, MPH
Human Research Education Manager
As Human Research Education Manager, Rana is responsible for providing training and guidance for investigators and other research staff. Rana has worked in clinical research for over fifteen years with a focus on investigator initiated trials and multi-site regulatory management. Graduating with an MPH from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Rana has worked for several different academic health centers across the country and has a great appreciation for how best practices can align with institutional needs.
As regulatory coordinator, Marena is responsible for supporting research consultations, QA reviews, and REDCap projects. Marena previously worked as a clinical research coordinator in early cancer detection for two years after graduating from Boston University in 2020. She will begin pursing an MPH at BUSPH in the fall of 2022.