About Us

Facilitating the procurement of goods and services that sustain, foster, and support the objectives of the HMS community. The Office will achieve the highest value in all transactions through advocacy, optimized processes, and transparent communication.

General EmailProcurement@hms.harvard.edu

Key Roles & Concepts:

  1. Collaborate and communicate with full transparency with HU/Departments/Tub to advocate for the Medical School’s needs; leverage and expand on what is already developed by HU/Departments/Tub.     
  2. Develop and implement enhanced administrative systems and policies, business systems, processes, and training that promote compliance with applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.
  3. Procure the highest value in all transactions.
  4. Develop metrics, analyze, monitor & report on key goals, in collaboration with key Stakeholders.


Procurement Team

Jeff DiCiaccio

Director of Strategic Procurement
(617) 432-5333
jeff_diciaccio@hms.harvard.edu or procurement@hms.harvard.edu

Christine Jones

Manager of Financial Operations - Financial Systems, Disbursements, and Travel
(617) 432-5623

Alphonse Mujenda

Financial Associate
(617) 432-5618

Casey Dziuba

Financial Administrator - Financial Systems, Disbursements, and Travel


Helpful Resources

Flexwork Travel Reimbursement Frequently Asked Questions - added 5/9/2023
Consortiums and Group Purchasing Organizations - added 5/9/2023


Airgas Cylinder return instructions 
Airgas Rental Standing Order process
Anatomy of a Quote 
Biosafety Cabinet (BSC) Services Vendor List 
Buy-to-Pay  (B2P) 
Contract templates, training, and slides
Credit and Trade References
Customs Broker
Equipment Maintenance contracts – insurance model 
Fraudulent Activity by Persons Posing as Harvard Procurement Staff
Freezer Disposal and Reuse Options for Lab Equipment 
Freight Terms Explained  
Harvard University Preferred Vendors 
Harvard's Independent Contractors Policy and Procedures
Harvard's Supplier Diversity program
List of HMS Core Facilities - Supporting Innovative Research
MA Sales TAX Exemption forms (and other States) 
Pipette Calibration Services Comparison Matrix 
Remote On-Campus Workspace Frequently Asked Questions 
University Travel Services  
Used Equipment Resellers and Buyers
Vendor List with Contact information 
VWR Ordering Ethanol
VWR Ordering Ethanol PDF

“The bitterness of poor quality lingers long after the sweetness of low price.”

Miles Ezell, Sr.