Research and Sponsored Programs

Meet the Staff

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Research Administration

Frank Calzonetti, PhD - VP for Research

Frank Calzonetti, PhD
Vice President for Research

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Connie Schall, PhD - Associate VP for Research

Constance Schall, PhD
Associate Vice President for Research

Llewellyn Gibbons, JD, LLM - Research Integrity Officer

Llewellyn Gibbons, JD, LLM
Research Integrity Officer

Sujata Shetty, PhD - Director, Jack Ford Urban Affairs Center Sujata Shetty, PhD
Director
The Jack Ford Urban Affairs Center
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Pamela Moore, BA
Senior Business Manager

Marcie Ferguson, BBA - Special Projects Manager

Marcie Ferguson, BBA
Special Projects Manager

Proposal Development

Eva English, MA

Eva English, MA
Manager, Proposal Development

Terry Kindig, MA

Terry Kindig, MA
Grant Writer

Sponsored Programs

Anne Izzi, JD - Director of Sponsored Programs

Anne Izzi, JD
Director of Sponsored Programs

Robin Lanz, BBA, CRA - Grants Coordinator 3

Robin Lanz, BBA, CRA
Grants Coordinator 3
Main Campus

Malinda Estby, MA - Grants Coordinator 1 Malinda Estby, MA
Grants Coordinator 2
Main Campus
Kimberly Thorn, BS - Grants Coordinator 1 Kimberly Thorn, BS
Grants Coordinator 2

Main Campus
Angela Skellie - Grants Coordinator 2 Angela (Rossbach) Skellie, BSBA
Grants Coordinator 3

Health Science Campus
Paula Minor - Post Award Administrative Analyst Paula Minor, BBA
Post Award Research Administrative Analyst
Silhouette Sara Lockett, BBA, CPM
Contracts & Compliance Analyst

Research Compliance

Elaine Joseph, PhD - Compliance Analyst for IACUC & IBC

Elaine Joseph, PhD
Project Administrator, IACUC, IBC & IRE
IACUC & IBC

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Sushant Khandekar, PhD
Associate Compliance Analyst, IACUC/IBC
IACUC & IBC

Gary Rafe, PhD - Compliance Analyst, Export Control

Gary Rafe, PhD
Compliance Analyst
Export Control

Hillary Snyder, PhD - Manager, Compliance IRB

Hillary Snyder, PhD, CIP
Associate Director, Research Compliance
Human Research Protection Program
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Jeanette Eckert, PhD - Associate Compliance Analyst, IRB

Jeanette Eckert, PhD
Associate Compliance Analyst IRB
Human Research Protection Program

Nicole Lederer - Associate Compliance Analyst, IRB Nicole Lederer, MEd
Associate Compliance Analyst IRB
Human Research Protection Program
Denise Wilburn, BS - Associate Compliance Analyst

Denise Wilburn, BS, RHIT
Associate Compliance Analyst IRB
Human Research Protection Program

Mahesh Pillai, MD, PhD - Biomedical IRB Coordinator

Mahesh Pillai, MD, PhD
Associate Compliance Analyst IRB
Human Research Protection Program

Department of Laboratory Animal Research

Lisa Root, DVM - Director, DLAR Lisa Jane Root, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Director/Attending Veterinarian
Department of Lab Animal Resources (DLAR) 
Scott Bechaz, GILAM, BS, RLATg

Scott Bechaz, GILAM, BS, RLATg
Associate Director
Department of Lab Animal Resources (DLAR) 

Research Advancement & Information Systems

Rick Francis - Director, Research Advancement and Information Systems

Richard Francis, PhD
Director, Research Advancement and Information Systems

Laura Graham, BA

Laura Graham, BA
Grants Coordinator 2

Keyur Kulkarni - Research Systems Analyst

Keyur Kulkarni, MS
Research Systems Analyst

Jamie Van Natta - Research Systems Developer

Jamie Van Natta, BS
Research Systems Developer

Commercialization

Norm Rapino, PhD - Executive Director, Rocket Innovations

Norm Rapino, PhD
Executive Director, Center for Innovation
Rocket Innovations

Brian Genide - Director, LaunchPad Incubator

Brian Genide, BS
Director, LaunchPad Incubation
LaunchPad Incubation

Jordan Valdiviez - Operations Manager, LPI

Jordan Valdiviez, BS
Operations Manager
LaunchPad Incubation

Kristen Shinaver - Social Media & Brand Development, LPI

Kristen Shinaver, BS
Social Media & Brand Development Manager
LaunchPad Incubation

Ebony Carter - Program Administrator

Ebony Carter, BBA
Program Administrator
LaunchPad Incubation

Technology Transfer

Stephen Snider, JD - Associate VP, Tech Transfer

Stephen Snider, JD
Associate Vice President of Technology Transfer and Associate General Counsel
Technology Transfer

Kashif Haque - Patent Technology Associate 

Kashif Haque, MD, MS
Patent Technology Associate
Technology Transfer

Lokesh Mohan - Licensing Associate Lokesh Mohan, MBA
Licensing Associate

Technology Transfer
Katherine Pollard - Licensing Associate

Katherine Pollard, MBA, CAPM
Licensing Associate

Technology Transfer

Sandy Rhoades - IP Administrator

Sandra Rhoades
IP Administrator

Technology Transfer

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Last Updated: 9/9/19