The Social Side of the ITA…

The ITA isn’t all disease models and cost-effectiveness… ITA Ski Trip  ITA Softball Our softball team was comprised of two baseball players, one softball player, two cricket players, someone who watched a lot of Red Sox baseball, and several people who just wanted to have fun. That worked! Night at the Red Sox   Our … Read more

ITA 15 Year Anniversary Celebration

Dr. Gazelle, Dr. McMahon and Dr. Halpern



  On September 28, 2012, the Institute for Technology Assessment celebrated its 15th anniversary with a reception at the Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum of Medical History and Innovation.  Drs. Slavin, Thrall and Gazelle warmly addressed the attendees.  The Elkan Halpern ITA Career Achievement Award was presented to Pamela McMahon, PhD.  Dr. McMahon joined the group as a research assistant in 1998, trained as a fellow from 2002-2006, completed her PhD and joined as a faculty member in 2006.  She is currently an Associate Director of the ITA.  She was promoted to Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School in 2008 and currently serves as the Principal Investigator of the CISNET Lung Cancer Coordinating Center that is housed at the ITA.   

ITA’s Tenth Anniversary

The MGH Institute for Technology Assessment celebrated its 10-year anniversary on October 30. The ITA was founded in October of 1997, by Dr. G. Scott Gazelle. Originally named the Decision Analysis and Technology Assessment (DATA) Group, its original members in addition to Dr. Gazelle were Elkan F. Halpern, PhD, and Kevin P. Farr. To recognize … Read more