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Research Division Staff

The Research Division provides comprehensive support and management of the Department of Anesthesiology’s diverse clinical research portfolio. Led by Denesy Mancenido, BA, CCRP, Assistant Director of Research and Jodie Curren, RN, BSN, CCRP, Research Manager, our dedicated team manages multi-disciplinary partnerships both internally and externally to provide a better understanding into regional anesthesia and analgesia care for orthopedic patients.

Students and others interested in volunteering or joining the Research Division should contact anesresearch@hss.edu.

Research Staff

Denesy MancenidoDenesy Mancenido, CCRP
Assistant Director, Research Division



Jodie CurrenJodie Curren, RN, CCRP
Research Manager



Isabel ArmendiIsabel Armendi
Research Assistant



Valeria Buschiazzo
Administrative Research Assistant




Kara FieldsKara Fields
Statistical Analyst II



George GoGeorge Go
Projects Coordinator



CCandace Gopaul, Anesthesiology Research Assistantandace Gopaul
Research Assistant




Seong Jin Kim, Senior Research AssistantSeong Jin Kim
Senior Research Assistant




Katherine LeeKatherine Lee
Research Assistant



Thuyvan LuuThuyvan Luu
Research Assistant




Katie MacKatie Mac
Research Assistant



Aaron Schweizer, Anesthesiology Research AssistantAaron Schweitzer
Research Assistant




Sarah WeinsteinSarah Weinstein
Research Data Analyst



Angie ZhangAngie Zhang
Research Assistant


Contact Information:

Main Office Number


Mailing Address
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th St.
New York, NY 10021

From Research:

  1. Poeran J, Opperer M, Rasul R, Mazumdar M, Girardi FP, Hughes AP, Memtsoudis SG, Vougioukas V. Change in Off-Label Use of Bone Morphogenetic Protein in Spine Surgery and Associations with Adverse Outcome. Global Spine J. 2016 Nov;6(7):650-659.
  2. Aiyer R, Barkin RL, Bhatia A, Gungor S. A systematic review on the treatment of phantom limb pain with spinal cord stimulation. Pain Manag. 2016 Oct 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Mancenido D, Curren J. Clinical Research Management Database Using REDCap. Annual Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) Conference; September 30 – October 2, 2016; Montreal, QC Canada.