Meet the Staff

Who’s Who in the Office of Research 

Niranjan Rao, MD, FACS

Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Rao maintains oversight all research conducted at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.
Alexander D. Schramm
Director, Office of Research

Charlene Drost, BS, RN, CCRP
Research Nurse
Salsabil Gehan
Research Assistant
Susan Maney
Oncology Regulatory Compliance Coordinator
Shona McMahan, RN, CCRP
Research Nurse
Cassandra Passarella, MA
Clinical Research Coordinator
Naureen Zaidi
Research Assistant

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