Other Staff

Sheri LapatinSheri Lapatin Markle, M.I.A., is the Associate Director of the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research. She earned a Bachelors from Brown University and a Masters from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is proficient in Spanish and French, and her research interests include the effects of migration patterns, language, and gender on mental health.
Email: slapatin@charesearch.org  Phone: 617-503-8479

Helen Wang

Helen Wang, B.S. is the Grant Operations Manager. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Babson College with a concentration in international business and economics. She has spent the past three years working in grants management in the public health sector and previously worked in the finance and consulting fields.

Email: hwang@charesearch.org  Phone: 617-503-8482




nathalie.JPGNathalie Chouery, B.S., B.A. is a research assistant at the CMMHR. She received her bachelor degrees in Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences and Psychology from Boston University. She is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese. Nathalie is currently coordinating the International Latino Research Partnership (ILRP) grant funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Email: nchouery@charesearch.org  Phone:617-503-8484

Stephen LoderStephen Loder, B.A. is a research assistant working on the Boricua Youth Study and the PCORI patient-provider communication study. He graduated from Vassar College with a degree in History and Spanish Literature.

Email: stloder@charesearch.org  Phone: 617-503-8483




Ana Franco

Ana Franco, B.A. is a Research Assistant and Care Manager at CMMHR. She has earned a Bachelors from Harvard College in History of Science, with a focus in Mind, Brain and Behavior Studies. She works as a Care Manager with DECIDE patient interventions and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Email: afranco@charesearch.org  Phone: 617-503-8477




Bryan CortezBryan Cortez, B.A. is a research assistant in charge of interviews and recruitment for the PCORI study. He received his BA from Harvard College in Social Studies with a focus on healthcare and income redistribution in Latin America. He has traveled extensively in Brazil and wrote his thesis on the effects of gentrification and migration on favelasí health and education outcomes. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Email: bcortez@charesearch.org   Phone: 617-503-8489


Andre MauriAndre Mauri, B.A. is a Research Assistant at CMMHR. He received his Bachelorís degree in Neurobiology with a focus in Global Health and Health Policy from Harvard College. He is conducting subject recruitment/interviews for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute funded study and he is involved in the NIDA study as well. He is fluent in English and Spanish, and proficient in French.

Email: jmauri@charesearch.org   Phone: 617-503-8432