Jen BrownDiana-LopezMollyLinda WiinbergAmy Steelehead shotKiara Taquechel
Volunteer Biology Tri Beta BHS, Biology ClubCivic Engagement Program

Jenifer Brown, MD

Jen BrownDr. Brown is currently a cardiology fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She began working in the lab during medical school at Harvard. Her extensive research has included physiology and outcome studies describing a spectrum of primary aldosteronism, and physiology studies demonstrating a complex bi-directional relationship between adrenal- and calcium-regulatory hormones.

Diana Lopez, MD

Diana-LopezDiana Lopez started working in our lab as a medical student at Harvard Medical School. She is currently a resident in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She developed a large registry of patients with adrenal tumors and conducted novel research demonstrating that non-functional" adrenal neoplasia are associated with a significantly higher risk of developing incident cardiovascular and metabolic adverse outcomes.

Molly Connors, MD-candidate

MollyMs. Connors was a senior research coordinator who managed the lab's clinical trials focused on novel treatments for primary hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D therapy.

Linda Wiinberg

Linda WiinbergLinda worked in our lab as a Northeastern University student. She helped develop and launch the Center for Adrenal Disorders Quality of Life Assessment Program.  This research initiative captures the quality of life metrics associated with patient conditions and tracks their progress over time.

Amy Steele, MD-candidate

Amy SteeleAmy Steele is currently a medical student at UC Davis.  She played an instrumental role in the development of the Center for Adrenal Disorders Tissue Repository and conducted research projects focused on adrenal neoplasia and hormone dysfunction.

Jasmine Torrey

head shotJasmine was an intern in our research group and helped conduct projects related to the diagnostic sensitivity of the aldosterone-to-renin ratio when influenced by dietary salt variability.


Kiara Taquechel 

Kiara Taquechel
Volunteer Biology Tri Beta BHS, Biology ClubCivic Engagement Program

Kiara Taquechel is a third year Cell and Molecular Biology major at Northeastern University and is currently a research trainee with the Vaidya Research Group. She is primarily working to assemble a tissue repository in conjunction with the Center for Adrenal Disorders. In addition, she is also involved in data organization and analysis for VALIDATE-D, a clinical study investigating Vitamin D therapy .