Our Mission...
is to improve the quality of health service delivery and reduce the burden of disease and disability in the United States and elsewhere by carrying out broadly based research and education activities involving the translation of innovative medical research into practice


James E. Haddow, M.D., Director

Glenn E. Palomaki, Ph.D., Associate Director

Linda A. Bradley, Ph.D., FACMG, Public Health Geneticist

Edward M. Kloza, M.S., Senior Research Coordinator (RNA Study)

George J. Knight, Ph.D., Associate Director, Laboratory Science

Louis M. Neveux, B.A., Senior Medical Statistician

Joanne M. Beaudoin, Office Manager


Joanne M. Beaudoin, Office Manager

Joanne has an Associates Degree from Aquinas Junior College, in Milton, Massachusetts.  She worked as a transcriptionist in the Radiology Department at Goddard Hospital in Stoughton, Massachusetts from 1976 to 1977, and then joined the Foundation for Blood Research as a secretary and receptionist.  There she became Administrative Assistant in 1990 and was Senior Administrative Assistant from 2000 until January, 2005.  She serves as Executive Secretary in the Division of Medical Screening and Special Testing at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.