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

Senior 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
christine_jones@hms.harvard.edu

Alphonse Mujenda

Financial Associate
(617) 432-5618
alphonse_mujenda@hms.harvard.edu

Casey Dziuba

Financial Administrator - Financial Systems, Disbursements, and Travel
casey_dziuba@hms.harvard.edu

Helpful Resources

New Lab Start Up discount brochures:  updated 5/20/2024
Amazon Business Account information and job aids: added 5/20/2024
Airgas Cylinder return instructions   
Freezer Disposal and Reuse Options for Lab Equipment 
Airgas Rental Standing Order process         
Freight Terms Explained  
Anatomy of a Quote 
Harvard University Preferred Vendors
Biosafety Cabinet (BSC) Services Vendor List      
Harvard's Independent Contractors Policy and Procedures
Buy-to-Pay  (B2P)       
Harvard's Supplier Diversity program
Consortiums and Group Purchasing Organizations       
 Human Subject Payments
Contract templates, training, and slides         
 List of HMS Core Facilities - Supporting Innovative Research
Credit and Trade References     
MA Sales TAX Exemption forms (and other States) 
Credit and Trade References - Hotels/Events
 Pipette Calibration Services Comparison Matrix 
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Remote On-Campus Workspace FAQs 
 Customs Broker           
University Travel Services 
Equipment Maintenance contracts – insurance model 
Used Equipment Resellers and Buyers
Explore Generative AI tools         
Vendor List with Contact information (updated 5/6/2024)
Flexwork Travel Reimbursement FAQs   
VWR Ordering Ethanol
Fraudulent Activity by Persons Posing as Harvard Procurement Staff
VWR Ordering Ethanol PDF
What Strategic Procurement can do for you
Maximizing Purchasing Potential:
Leveraging HMS's Strategic Procurement Department
“The bitterness of poor quality lingers long after the sweetness of low price.”
Miles Ezell, Sr.