Meet the Team

Mary-Tara Roth, RN, MSN, MPH
617-358-7679Mary-Tara Roth

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.

Marena Neggers
Regulatory Coordinator
As regulatory coordinator, Marena is responsible for supporting research consultations, education initiatives, 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.


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The Clinical Research Resources Office receives major funding support from the Boston University Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI).  The BU-CTSI is an NIH center of expertise, providing tools, services and resources to clinical investigators, maximizing the impact of discoveries & speeding the translation of research into improved patient care.  Please cite the BU-CTSI grant number in relevant publications (1UL1TR001430).