• Our Team

    Sharon Lane, RN, MSN

    Senior Director

    Sharon Lane is the Senior Director of the Center for Patient Safety. She received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Simmons College and master's degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, as a Clinical Nurse Specialist concentrating in critical care oncology. Sharon has been a nurse at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute since 1989, serving in many staff and leadership positions over the years. Prior to this position she was the Director of Clinical Trials Nursing for six years. Sharon has presented locally and nationally on the subject of safe practices in chemotherapy administration. She was the lead faculty advisor and presenter for the Oncology Nursing Society educational video, "Preventing Medication Errors for the Oncology Nurse." At the Center for Patient Safety, Sharon concentrates on operational initiatives such as team training, improving medication safety, nursing interventions, and executive walk rounds.

    Daniela Brouillard

    Executive Assistant

    Before becoming Executive Assistant for the Center for Patient Safety, Daniela Brouillard worked as an account coordinator at Euro RSCG Life Managed Edge, a managed care consulting firm in New York City. She also has several years' experience working in medical education and not-for-profit organizations. She received her bachelor's degree from the New School for Social Research in New York. At the Center for Patient Safety, she is involved in hand hygiene, oral chemotherapy safety, and medication reconciliation initiatives.

    Angela Cleary, RN, MSN

    Program Manager

    Angela Cleary is a Program Manager at the center. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and her MSN from Northeastern University. She worked as a staff nurse for seven years in medical/surgical oncology and bone marrow transplant. She served as traveling nurse for Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Since leaving staff nursing, she has worked in research, education, and the insurance sector. She participated in medication error studies in oncology at Dana-Farber before joining the center in 2005. She works on initiatives in medication safety and performance measurement.

    Thomas Isaac, MD, MBA, MPH

    Consultant Research Scientist

    Dr. Isaac is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a primary care physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).

    Sherri O. Stuver, ScD

    Associate Director

    Sherri Stuver is the Associate Director for the Center for Patient Safety. She also holds an appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health, where she has taught and conducted research since 2002. Trained as a cancer epidemiologist, she earned her ScD from Harvard School of Public Health and served on faculty at the school for thirteen years. Her research has primarily focused on oncogenic viruses and their related malignancies, with an emphasis on human T-lymphotropic virus type I and hepatitis C virus infections; she also has done some work on the etiology of breast cancer. At the Center for Patient Safety, Dr. Stuver will be involved in research projects related to pain and pain management in cancer patients, and to missed/delayed breast cancer diagnoses.

    Andrew Seger, PharmD

    Consultant Pharmacist

    Andrew is Senior Research Pharmacist at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

    Junya Zhu, RN, MS

    Research Scientist

    Junya Zhu is a Research Scientist at the Center and a doctoral candidate in Health Policy at Brandeis University. She also serves as the Principal Investigator for a World Health Organization-funded project in developing a valid patient safety culture instrument in Chinese. She received her MS in International Health Policy and Management and MA in Health Policy from Brandeis University.

    Before coming to the U.S. in 2005, she served in several staff and leadership positions in a teaching hospital in China. During her last tenure as the Director of Quality Improvement, she founded and led a hospital accreditation project, paving the way for the hospital to become one of the China's first Joint Commission International-accredited hospitals.

    Her research interests include patient safety and performance measurement. At the Center, she works on a variety of projects, including patient participation in the prevention of adverse events, pain and pain management in cancer patients, and missed/delayed breast cancer diagnoses.

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