Clinical Trials Office Leadership Team

Stephen D. Wiviott, MD, FACC

Executive Director

Stephen D. Wiviott, MD, FACCStephen D. Wiviott, MD, FACC is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School (HMS, Honors). He served as a Medicine resident and Chief Medical Resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Following his medical residency training, he served as a Cardiology fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a Senior Investigator with the TIMI study group. He attends in the Lown Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and general Cardiology service at BWH.

As an investigator, Dr. Wiviott has played important roles in the planning, implementation, leadership, and interpretation of multicenter, national, and international clinical trials in acute coronary syndromes including the TRITON-TIMI 38 trial, PRINCIPLE-TIMI 44 and of the TIMI 38 Coronary Stent Registry. He has also served in leadership of trials of secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease as global PI of DECLARE – TIMI 58 and CAMELLIA – TIMI 61 assessing CV safety and efficacy of metabolic therapies. He is the Chairman of the TIMI Clinical Events Committee and recognized as an expert in event definitions and adjudications. Dr. Wiviott is an author of nearly 200 peer-reviewed publications in major medical and cardiovascular journals. He was named in 2014 and 2017 by Thomson Reuters and Clarvate Analytics as one of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” and in 2016 as a “Highly Cited Researcher,” recognitions inclusive of the top 1% of researchers in Clinical Medicine by citation.
Building on his trials experience, Dr. Wiviott was appointed Executive Director of the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) for Partners HealthCare. The CTO provides contracting, budgeting, and clinical trial management services for Partners hospital investigators and industry sponsors and is tasked with supporting and growing clinical trials research at Partners.

Suzanne Morin

Director of Operations
Suzanne Morin joined the Clinical Trials Office as a Director of Operations in November, 2015. She is responsible for the oversight of the group and ensuring the CTO provides Partners investigators and industry sponsors with timely and innovative clinical trial management solutions. Suzanne joined the CTO team from the TIMI Study Group at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where she served as Director of Operations from 2010-2015. Prior to that she spent ten years as a senior project director at the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. Suzanne holds an undergraduate and graduate degrees from Boston University.

Maureen Lawton

Dir. of Agreements and Industry Sponsor Relations
Maureen Lawton, Pharm.D., J.D. is the Director of Agreements and Industry Sponsor Relations in the Partners Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Maureen’s primary role is to lead the CTO agreement associates responsible for providing contracting services for industry sponsored clinical research for PHS-affiliated entities, including MGH, BWH/FH, SRH, McL, NWH, and PCPO. Maureen received a B.S. in Pharmacy and a Pharm.D. degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and a J.D. degree from the Massachusetts School of Law. Maureen is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.

Jennifer Meneses

Director, Financial Services
Jennifer joined Partners Innovation in 2000 and the CTO in 2006. She is responsible for oversight of the finance team to provide investigators with comprehensive services for industry clinical research pre-award budgeting including drafting, negotiation and approval. She also oversees the Medicare Coverage Analysis and Medicare device petition processes. She completed her B.A. at Franklin & Marshall College with a major in psychology and a minor in dance. She received her M.S. in health policy and management from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her personal interests include choreography, dance, classical piano and spending time with her husband and two children.

Jennifer Warmington

Director, Clinical Trial Management System
Jennifer joined the Clinical Trials Office as Director, Clinical Trial Management Systems in June, 2018. She is responsible for the oversight of the CTMS team and ensuring the CTO provides Partners investigators with clinical trial management systems. Jennifer has been with Partners HealthCare in various roles since 2008. She most recently filled the role of integration manager for the Partners eCare technical integration team. As part of the Partners eCare technical integration leadership team,  she and her team implemented and supported interface solutions as part of the Partners eCare roll out. She holds an undergraduate degree in Health Management from Northeastern University.

Beverly Jones

Administrative Assistant
Beverly Jones is the Administrative Assistant for the Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Beverly joined the CTO March 2016 and handles all aspects of the office as it relates to calendar management, scheduling, expense reporting, travel arrangements, Insight coding, personnel onboarding and other business matters. Beverly holds a BA in Organizational Management from Eastern University. She enjoys reading, music, traveling and the arts.