Jag Chhatwal Lab

Lab Members


Principal Investigator

Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD

MGH Institute for Technology Assessment (ITA)
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Chhatwal is the Director of the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment (ITA) and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School . He is also a faculty member of the Center for Health Decision Science at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Meditation Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

His research is centered in decision science, data analytics, outcomes research, and health economics. He has over 15 years of experience in developing decision-analytic models to evaluate disease outcomes. He currently leads research in multiple disease areas, including hepatitis C, liver cancer, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), opioid and alcohol use disorder, mental health, and COVID-19. His work utilizes innovative methods to disseminate the findings of decision models to policymakers using interactive online platforms.


Alec Aaron, MPH

Data Analyst II

Jovan Julien, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School

Neeti Kulkarni, BA

Data Analyst I

Peter P. Mueller, PhD

Research Scientist

H. Mert Sahinkoc, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School

Huaiyang Zhong, PhD

Assistant Professor at the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech


Emily Bethea, MD

Associate Clinical Director, Liver Transplant,   Massachusetts General Hospital

Ali Hajjar, PhD

Former Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School

Shaan Khurshid, MD, MPH

Staff Electrophysiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital,