Study Sites and Leadership

Clinical Coordinating Center (CCC):

Alik Farber, MD - Boston Medical Center
Matthew T. Menard, MD - Brigham & Women’s Hospital*
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, MHCDS – Massachusetts General Hospital
*Communicating institution and IDE holder

Data Coordinating Center (DCC):

Flora Sandra Siami, MPH
Susan F. Assmann, PhD
New England Research Institutes, Inc. (NERI)

Funding Sponsor (NHLBI):

Diane Reid, MD
George Sopko, MD, MPH

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Cost-Effectiveness Core:

Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD - PI
Jerome Avorn, MD - Co-PI

For a list of sites participating in BEST-CLI please see our registration on  If you would like more information about how to contact a BEST-CLI site call or email the Data Coordinating Center at 617-972-3197 or