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.

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD

Director, Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimultation

Known as one of the fathers of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Dr. Pascual-Leone conducted the first controlled clinical trial demonstrating the effectiveness of TMS for Depression. Dr. Pascual-Leone's interests include human cortical plasticity, noninvasive brain stimulation, cognitive neurology, movement disorders, and clinical neurophysiology. His major areas of research interest are the physiology of higher cognitive functions and the study of brain plasticity. Outside of work, Dr. Pascual-Leone enjoys spending time with his family, watching and playing soccer, reading and writing.

Daniel Press, MD

Director, TMS Clinical Program

Dr. Press is a cognitive neurologist with a clinical and research interest in Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. 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 enjoys tennis, biking, and trying to convince his daughter to go camping!

Adam Stern, MD

Director of Psychiatric Applications

Dr. Stern is a psychiatrist who joined the Berenson-Allen Center as a Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation Fellow in the Clinical Neurosciences. He serves as the Director of Psychiatric Applications at the center. During his free time, Adam enjoys writing and keeping up with the day's news in pop culture, business, and sports. Adam hopes to develop his academic, research, and clinical interests in the field of neuromodulation. He also hopes to someday write the great American novel.

Mike Fox, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Simulation

Michael Fox, is an Assistant Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Laboratory for Brain Network Imaging and Modulation. His practice includes deep brain stimulation (DBS) for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, and dystonia as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treatment of medication-refractory depression. His research focuses on the development of new and improved treatments for neuropsychiatric disease based on understanding brain networks and the effects of brain stimulation.

Meghan Alvarez de Sotomayor

Administrative Associate

Meghan joined the Berenson-Allen Center in January of 2013 as Dr. Pascual-Leone’s assistant. When Meghan is not working in the lab, she enjoys working out with November Project, running, hiking, and spending time with family, friends, and her fur babies.

Carrie Hinchman, BS

Clinical Research Assistant/Neuro Modulation Technician

Carrie joined the Berenson-Allen Center in May of 2016 as a Clinical Research Assistant, and also works as a technician in the clinical program. In her free time, Carrie enjoys traveling, reading, exercising, and spending time with her family and friends.

Julia Hooker, BA

Clinical Research Assistant/Technician

Julia joined the Berenson-Allen Center in September 2015. In her free time, Julia enjoys playing music, reading, traveling, and trying to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

Katherine McDonald, BA

Clinical Research Assistant/Technician

Katherine joined the Berenson-Allen Center in June 2016 as a Neuromodulation Technician. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys singing, performing, painting, reading, and being outdoors.

Carter Paul, B.S.

Clinical Research Assistant/Technician

Carter joined the Berenson-Allen Center in May 2016 as a Neuromodulation Technician. In his free time, Carter enjoys playing soccer and tennis, watching movies, and playing video and board games.

Catherine Sabatino, BS

Neuro Modulation Coordinator

Catherine joined the center in March 2016 as the Neuromodulation Coordinator. In her free time, Catherine enjoys scoping out the latest food trends around Boston, going dancing, attending spin class and traveling!

Andrea Vatulas,MBA

Administrative Director

Andrea oversees the administration of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys baking, working out and reading.