Meenu Tuteja, MD, MBA, MPH, was recently named administrative director of the Division of Pain Medicine. Tuteja began in her role on Feb. 26.
The division, a branch of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary therapies for patients with back and neck pain, cancer-related pain and many other conditions.
In this newly created role, Tuteja is responsible for operational and financial oversight for physicians practicing at the Center for Pain Medicine at 850 Boylston St., as well as supporting the division’s four other clinical sites at the main campus, the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center in Foxborough, Harbor Medical Associates and BWFH. She will also lead strategic business development initiatives in conjunction with Chris Gilligan, MD, MBA, chief of the Division of Pain Medicine.
She will report to Gilligan and Rich Cornell, MBA, executive administrator of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine.
“Meenu is a very welcome addition to the Division of Pain Medicine leadership team,” said Cornell. “She brings a unique combination of clinical, management and research experience, along with vast institutional knowledge from her tenure at BWH.”
Tuteja has worked at the Brigham since 2007 in a variety of administrative roles, including director of Global Health Programs; administrative director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health, Division of Women’s Health and the Fish Center for Women’s Health; and assistant director of the Skeletal Health and Osteoporosis Center in the Department of Medicine.
She received her medical degree from DY Patil Medical College in Maharashtra, India, her master’s in business administration in operations management from Symbiosis College in Maharashtra, India, and her master’s in public health from Boston University.