Meet Our Team

Our team is made up of psychiatrists, neurologists, and TMS providers who will work with you and referring clinician to design and implement a TMS treatment plan. We collaborate with our patients' clinicians to develop a course of therapy that is individualized to meet each person's needs. Several members of our team are members of the Clinical TMS Society.


Daniel Press, MD

Director, TMS Clinical Program
Daniel Press, MD is a cognitive neurologist with a clinical and research interest in Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Originally from Vernon, Connecticut he attended the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate studies, where he majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior, an interest that continues to this day. He attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine for his medical training. During his medical training, he attended the Howard Hughes Medical Institute - National Institutes of Health Research Scholar Program for one year at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. He then trained in neurology in the Harvard Longwood Neurology Training Program. He trained in Cognitive Neurology in the BIDMC Cognitive Neurology Fellowship. His research interests include developing new treatments for the cognitive symptoms in Parkinson's disease; and determining the effect of Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease on motor learning. When he's not seeing patients, doing research, or writing grants, he can enjoys tennis, biking, and trying to convince his daughter to go camping!

Adam Stern, MD

Director of Psychiatry
Dr. Stern is a psychiatrist who joined the Berenson-Allen Center as a Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation Fellow in the Clinical Neurosciences in 2014. He now serves as the Director of Psychiatry at the center. He is also the Associate Director of BIDMC’s Complex Mood Disorders Program.

Mouhsin Shafi, MD, PhD

Director, Berenson-Allen Center
Dr. Shafi obtained his MD/PhD in Medicine and Neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He then completed his Neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2010, followed by a 2-year Clinical and Research Fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology at MGH. He is now an Assistant Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain stimulation.


Charlotte Curnin, BA

Clinical Research Assistant/Neuromodulation Technician
Charlotte joined the Berenson-Allen Center in June 2021 as a Clinical Research Assistant and began working in the TMS Clinic in November of 2021. Outside the office, Charlotte enjoys spending time with friends and family, skiing, and going to the beach. Charlotte also loves books and movies in equal parts.

Claire Griffin, BA

Neuromodulation Technician
Claire joined the Berenson-Allen Center in June 2021 as a Neuromodulation Technician. In her free time, Claire likes to read, paint, work on her blog, spend time with friends, and go running.

Daniel Manning, BA

Clinical Research Assistant/Neuromodulation Technician
Daniel joined the Berenson-Allen Center in October of 2019 working in the TMS clinic and working on a study investigating the role of specific brain regions in phonological and phonetic processing using TMS. Originally from Blackstone, MA, Daniel graduated in the spring of 2019 from Harvard University with a degree in Neuroscience. He hopes to apply his studies of the nervous system to help alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness and neurological disease. In his spare time, he enjoys painting, playing tennis and listening to Hip-Hop/R&B.

Jennifer Powers, BS

Neuromodulation Technician
Jenny joined the Berenson-Allen Center in June 2021 as a Neuromodulation Technician. In her free time, Jenny enjoys taking dance classes, exploring Boston, cooking, and playing board games with her friends.

Molly Schineller, BS

Neuromodulation Coordinator
Molly joined the Berenson-Allen Center in May of 2019 doing research and began working in the TMS clinic in September 2019. In her free time, Molly enjoys knitting, reading, trying new restaurants around Boston, and spending time with her golden retrievers, family, and friends.

Administrative Support

Alisha Roby, MBA

Operations Manager
Alisha is a proud graduate of Merrimack College where she received her Bachelors Degree in Biology and Simmons University where she received her Masters in Business Administration. Alisha joined the Berenson-Allen Center in April 2015 as the Program Administrator overseeing both the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation Fellowship in the Clinical Neurosciences and Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses. She has been managing the center's clinical, research and educational opportunities since winter 2020.