Research and Sponsored Programs

Meet the Staff

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Research Administration
Frank J. Calzonetti, PhD - Vice President for Research Frank J. Calzonetti, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research
Chair, UToledo Water Task Force
Chair, University Research Council

Office: 419.530.4749
Biosketch
Connie Schall, Ph.D. - Associate Vice President for Research Constance A. Schall, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Office: 419.530.3802
Biosketch
Llewellyn Gibbons, J.D. - Research Integrity Officer Llewellyn Gibbons, J.D., L.L.M.
Research Integrity Officer
Office: 419.530.6173
Biosketch
Office of Research Integrity
Sujata Shetty, Ph.D. - Director, The Jack Ford Urban Affairs Center Sujata Shetty, Ph.D.
Director
Office: 419.530.2567
The Jack Ford Urban Affairs Center
Pamela Moore, BA - Sr. Business Manager Pamela Moore, B.A.
Senior Business Manager
Office: 419.530.6012
Marcie Ferguson, BBA - Special Projects Manager Marcie Ferguson, B.B.A.
Special Projects Manager
Office: 419.530.1415
Grants Development and Strategic Partnerships
Eva English, MA - Director, Grants Development and Strategic Partnerships Eva English, M.A.
Director, Grants Development and Strategic Partnerships
Office: 419.530.6280
Proposal Development
 Terry Kindig, MA - Grant Writer Terry Kindig, M.A.
Grant Writer
Office: 419.530.6178
 Simon Nyi, MA - Grant Writer Simon Nyi, M.A.
Interim Grant Writer
Office: 419.530.6232
Sponsored Programs  
Anne Izzi, JD - Director of Sponsored Programs Anne Izzi, J.D.
Director, Sponsored Programs
Office: 419.530.6226
Proposal Preparation & Submission
Austin Serna, MPA - Manager, Sponsored Programs Austin Serna, M.P.A.
Manager, Sponsored Programs
Office: 419.530.4324
Robin Lanz, BBA, CRA - Grants Coordinator 3 Robin Lanz, B.B.A., C.R.A.
Grants Coordinator 3
Office: 419.530.2848
Main Campus
 Malinda Estby, MA - Grants Coordinator 2 Malinda Estby, M.A.
Grants Coordinator 2
Office: 419.530.2424
Main Campus
 Laura Friar - Grants Coordinator 2 Laura Friar
Grants Coordinator 2
Office: 419.530.6003
Health Science Campus
  TBH
Grants Coordinator 2
Phone: 419.530.4459
Health Science Campus
Paula Minor, BBA - Post Award Research Administrative Analyst Paula Minor, B.B.A.
Post Award Research Administrative Analyst
Office: 419.530.4961
Sara Lockett, BBA - Contracts & Compliance Analyst Sara Lockett, B.B.A, C.P.M.
Contracts & Compliance Analyst
Office: 419.530.6021
Research Compliance
Elaine Joseph, PhD - Project Administrator, IACUC, IBC, IRE Elaine Joseph, Ph.D.
Project Administrator, IACUC, IBC & IRE
Office: 419.383.4251
IACUC | IBC | Controlled Substances & Dangerous Drugs in Research
 Gary Rafe, PhD - Compliance Analyst, Export Control Gary Rafe, Ph.D.
Compliance Analyst
Office: 419.530.2227
Export Control
 Jeanette Eckert, PhD - Manager, Human Research Protection Program Jeanette Eckert, Ph.D., C.I.P.
Manager, Human Research Protection Program
Office: 419.383.6904
Human Research Protection Program
 Marina Muchnik, BS - Associate Compliance Analyst SBE-IRB Marina Muchnik, B.S.
Associate Compliance Analyst, IRB
Office: 419.530.6167 or 419.383.6903
Human Research Protection Program
Mahesh Pillai, MD, PhD - Associate Compliance Analyst, IRB Mahesh Pillai, M.D., Ph.D., C.I.P.
Associate Compliance Analyst, IRB
Office: 419.530.6796
Human Research Protection Program
Denise Wilburn, BS, RHIT - Associate Compliance Analyst Denise Wilburn, B.S., R.H.I.T.
Associate Compliance Analyst, IRB
Office: 419.383.6902
Human Research Protection Program
Department of Laboratory Animal Resources
Lisa Root, DVM - Director and Attending Physician Lisa Jane Root, D.V.M., M.S., D.A.C.L.A.M.
Director & Attending Veterinarian
Office: 419.383.4314
Department of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR)
  Michael Manion, B.S., L.A.T.g., I.L.A.M.
Associate Director
Office: 419.383.5279
Department of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR)
Research Advancement & Information Systems  
Richard Francis, PhD - Director, Research Advancement & Information Systems Richard Francis, Ph.D.
Director, Research Advancement & Information Systems
Office: 419.530.2936
Keyur Kulkarni, MS - Research Systems Analyst Keyur Kulkarni, M.S.
Research Systems Analyst
Office: 419.530.6174
Jamie Van Natta - Research Systems Developer Jamie Van Natta, B.S.
Research Systems Developer
Office: 419.530.6651
Commercialization
Katie Pollard, MBA - Interim Associate Director for Venture Development Katherine Pollard, M.B.A.
Associate Director for Venture Development
Office: 419.530.6228
LaunchPad Incubation
Pamela Moore - Interim Associate Director for Incubation Operations Pamela Moore, B.A.
Associate Director for Operations &
Principal Investigator, ESP
Office: 419.530.6012
LaunchPad Incubation
Jeanine Bragg, BSBA - Operations Manager, LPI Jeanine Bragg, B.S.B.A.
Operations Manager
Office: 419.530.3520
LaunchPad Incubation
Marcie Ferguson, BBA - Special Projects Manager Marcie Ferguson, B.B.A.
Special Projects Manager for Incubator Support
Office: 419.530.1415
LaunchPad Incubation
Kristen Shinaver, BS - Social Media & Brand Development Manager LPI Kristen Shinaver, B.S.
Social Media & Brand Development Manager
Office: 419.530.6151
LaunchPad Incubation
Norm Rapino, PhD - Executive Director, Rocket Innovations Norm Rapino, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Rocket Innovations
Office: 419.530.6165
Rocket Innovations
Technology Transfer
Stephen Snider, JD - Associate Vice President for Technology Transfer Stephen Snider, J.D.
Associate Vice President of Technology Transfer & Associate General Council
Office: 419.530.6225
Technology Transfer
Kashif Haque, M.D., M.S. - Patent Technology Associate Kashif Haque, M.D., M.S.
Patent Technology Associate
Office: 419.530.6229
Technology Transfer
Lokesh Mohan, MBA - Licensing Associate Lokesh Mohan, M.B.A.
Licensing Associate
Phone: 419.530.6231
Technology Transfer
Katie Pollard, MBA - Licensing Associate Katherine Pollard, M.B.A., C.A.P.M.
Licensing Associate
Phone: 419.530.6228
Technology Transfer

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Last Updated: 11/23/21