Current Staff

Katherine

Katherine Dannehl

Interim Research Data Manager

Katherine returns to the RITS team as Interim Research Data Manager until January 2019. She previously held positions with RITS as the Research Data Management Intern and Research Data Management Analyst. In May 2018, she earned her MS in Library and Information Science at Simmons College with a concentration in Archives Management. As Interim RDM, she will act as the primary contact for the RDM office and oversee ongoing project work while the Research Data Manager is away on leave.

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James W. Weatherell

James W. Weatherell

Senior Systems Engineer

My name is James and I joined the RITS team in late May of 2015. I am responsible for filling technical gaps, resolving technical obstacles, migrating existing services to our central IT infrastructure, and architecting new solutions for the Harvard Medical School Research Community. I have over six years of Cloud, Linux, and Virtualization experience. Before joining HMS I assisted in developing Compute Cloud infrastructure for IBM, RBM Technologies, The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and Air Worldwide.

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Mia Nega

Mia Nega

Project Manager

Mia is primarily involved in the coordination and management of RITS specific projects... She is responsible for planning and implementing project management strategies to ensure that the project’s objectives and missions are met. Mia’s role as a PC is centered around working directly with stakeholders to gather the appropriate project requirements and to accurately capture the project’s scope. Among the various projects she is involved in within RITS, Mia is currently coordinating the migration of the Genetics Department’s local IT to the Harvard Medical School’s Central IT system. This being one of the signature projects for RITS, Mia is responsible for overseeing that the project’s scope, milestones, and deadlines are met in all phases of this project.

mia_nega@hms.harvard.edu

Jessica Pierce

Jessica Pierce

Research Data Manager, RITS

Jessica is the Research Data Manager and is involved with direct outreach to our customers to aid in the visualization and management of their current storage use, coordinating the movement of data to the most appropriate storage tier, and helping to define, implement, and sustain appropriate data lifecycle strategies for research at HMS.

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