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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

UF Research
University of Florida
Grinter Hall
PO Box 115500
Gainesville, FL 32611-5500

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Unit Listings

Unit Listing

Unit Telephone Fax
UF Research (352) 392-1582 (352) 846-0491
Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) (352) 392-9267 (352) 392-4400
UF Innovate Tech Licensing (352) 392-8929 (352) 392-6600
Strategic Research Development (352) 392-4804 (352) 392-8729
UF Research Foundation (UFRF) (352) 392-5221 (352) 846-0505
Research Communications (352) 392-8229 (352) 392-8773
Research Integrity, Security and Compliance (352) 392-9174 (352) 273-1988
Contracts & Grants (352) 392-1235 (352) 846-0137
Business Office (352) 392-5221 (352) 846-0505
Information Services (352) 392-6938 (352) 392-5613
Personnel and Administrative Services (352) 392-9330 (352) 392-0752

Office of the Vice President

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
David Norton Vice President for Research (352) 392-9271 GRI 223
Robert Ferl Assistant Vice President (352) 392-9271 GRI 237
Jennifer Whitney Executive Assistant (352) 392-9271 GRI 223

Division of Sponsored Programs

Mailing Address

University of Florida
207 Grinter Hall
PO Box 115500
Gainesville, FL 32611-5500

Staff Listing

DSP Administration

Name Position Phone Number
Stephanie Gray Assistant Vice President & Director (352) 273-4062
Lisa Stroud Associate Director (352) 294-2216
Tina Bottini Assistant Director, College of Medicine-Jacksonville (904) 244-9693
Melissa Mullaney Training Manager (352) 294-2217
Barry Forrest Executive Assistant to the Assistant Vice President (352) 846-2909
TBD Research Administration Assistant (352) 392-9269

 

Proposals and Agreements

Name Position Phone Number
Ron Lester Manager (352) 392-8765
Mariana Baquero Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-1069
Dee Dee Carver Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-4642

Angela Cocchiarella

Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-3972
Caleb Ewing Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-2077
Jessica Foltz Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8795
Jamie Harris Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8796
Brenda LaBranche Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-2215
Murielle LeMaire Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8761
Nick Pugh Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-1373
Michael Simpson Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 273-4761

 

Awards

Name Position Phone Number
Devin Dissell Manager (352) 294-3070
Gene Hoskins Manager (352) 294-6892
Nikki Akinsiku Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8960
Rachel Colee Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 273-2157
Gabrielle Fehring Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 273-1239
Heather Hannaford Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 846-4714
Lindsey Jones Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8092
Mandy Millam Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-3721
Maddy Padilla Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 846-2914
Chris Rader Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8582
Jamie Ramos Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-9272
Stacey Sandrey Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-8553
Amanda Wheeler Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-6920
Evan Wilder Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 294-0484

Clinical Contracting

Name Position Phone Number
Jason Cline Clinical Contracting Manager (352) 273-5395
Nicholas Aviles Contracting Officer (352) 294-5189
Jonathan Bense Contracting Officer (352) 294-8906
Sherrie Bowen Contracting Officer (352) 273-7817
Bobby Ross Contracting Officer (352) 294-2214

Contracting Office

Name Position Phone Number
Elizabeth Keeter Associate Director (352) 294-7997
Hobbs Crockett Contracting Officer (352) 294-0460
Sharon Lu Contracting Officer (352) 294-7996
Nicole Munroe Contracting Officer
(352) 273-0133
Sharon Neil Contracting Officer
(352) 392-9260
Daniel Palchick Contracting Officer (352) 294-9135
John Tenney Contracting Officer (352) 294-2218
Alycia Vajgert Contracting Officer (352) 273-2170

Outgoing Subawards

Kellie Crawford Manager (352) 294-2254
Melody Diehl Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 392-2942
Jakeisha Doualehi Sponsored Programs Officer (352) 273-1257

Research Integrity, Security and Compliance

FAX: (352) 273-1988

Name Position
Cassandra Farley Director & Research Integrity Officer
Marsha Pesch Associate Director
Export Control Officer
Amber Moore Associate Director
Deputy Research Integrity Officer & Research COI Administrator
Stacy Beck Compliance Analyst III, Export Control
Sarah Howell Compliance Analyst I, Research Conflict of Interest
Lana Kaufman Compliance Analyst III, Research Conflict of Interest
Megan Renick Compliance Analyst II, International Engagements
Laura Schaecher Compliance Analyst IV, Research Integrity
Cale Shaw Facility Security Manager
Emily Stone Compliance Analyst I, International Engagements
Savannah King Administrative Support Assistant
TBD Compliance Analyst I, Research Conflict of Interest

Strategic Research Development

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Irene Cooke Assistant Vice President, and Interim Director (352) 294-0556 Grinter 458
Kira Bohunicky Internal/Foundation Opportunities Communicator and Large Proposal Development (352) 392-9270 Grinter 496
Gail Fish Centers, Institutes, and Professorships Communicator and Large Proposal Development (352) 294-0571 Grinter 496
Colleen Gaddy Administrative Specialist III (352) 273-3017 Grinter 460
Lloyd Horne Limited Submissions and Large Proposal Development (352) 273-3129 Grinter 472A

Division of Contracts & Grants

Name

Position Phone
Tiffany Schmidt
Assistant Vice President and Director 352-273-3101

Candace Aho

Grants Accountant I 352-273-3097

Tom Bairley

Accountant III – Letter of Credit Draws 352-273-3090
Jason Barron Grants Accountant III 352-273-3488
Kristin Benitez Grants Accountant II 352-273-3092
Katrina Brown Grants Accountant I 352-392-1582
Alex Butscher Accountant I 352-273-3490
Georgia Campbell Accountant II – Subawards 352-273-3494
George Casanova Grants Accountant II 352-273-3118
Amanda Cavender Grants Accountant II 352-273-3130
Krystal Chavez Grants Accountant I 352-273-3479
Lauren Clarke Grants Accountant IV 352-273-3480
Ashleigh Crawford Grants Accountant I 352-273-3103
Derek Danne Compliance Analyst II 352-273-3126
Delores Darling Administrative Support Assistant I 352-392-1235
Bridget Duffy Grants Accountant II 352-505-8576
Ekaterina Egorova Grants Accountant II 352-273-3125
Matthew Foran Grants Accountant II 352-273-3102
Tiffany Fuller Grants Accountant III 352-273-3493
Bill Gair Quality Control 352-273-3098
Stephanie Glenn Grants Accounting Manager 352-273-3094
Lindsey Hale Grants Accountant II 352-273-3115
Shjandmaar (Shan) Harmonmailto:shjandmaarharmon@ufl.edu shjandmaarharmon@ufl.edu 352-273-1582
Janie Heidler Grants Accountant III 352-273-3100
Melissa Horvath Accountant II – Subawards 352-273-3096
Matthew Jasiulewicz Grants Accountant II

352-273-3131

Chelsea Kellam Grants Accountant III
352-273-3496
Nicole Knapp Grants Accountant III 352-273-3485
Stephanie Lafferty Grants Accounting Manager 352-273-3127
Katie Lamotte Grants Accountant III 352-273-3128
Devin Lanier Grants Accountant IV 352-273-3112
Beatriz Lenty Grants Accountant III 352-273-3099
Jing Li Accountant III – Letter of Credit Draws 352-273-3133
Jill Mason Grants Accountant I 352-273-3113
Lynn McKenzie Accountant II- Subawards 352-273-3120
Kristin Moody Grants Accountant III 352-273-3109
Nathan Peterson Grants Accountant II 352-273-3136
Mattia Ravagnan Financial Analyst I 352-273-0572
Dana Rechsteiner Assistant Director 352-273-3114
Jesse Reeves Grants Accountant I TBA
Beth Sheppard Grants Accounting Manager 352-273-3124
Dan Smith Grants Accountant II 352-273-3119
Alisha Soco Grants Accountant II 352-273-3134
Kevin Stott Grants Accountant I 352-273-3478
Ashley Thomas Grants Accountant I 352-273-3111
Cathy Thompson Associate Director 352-273-3121
Erin Tompson Fiscal Assistant II 352-273-3106
Christian Torroella Grants Accountant II 352-273-3122
Kannika Torres Grants Accounting Manager 352-273-3476
Patty Troll Grant Accountant III 352-273-3108
Chelsea Wilson Grants Accountant II 352-273-3105
Suzanne Winik Grants Accountant III 352-273-3095

UF Innovate – Leadership

Name Position Phone Number
Jim O’Connell Assistant Vice President (352) 392-8929
John Byatt Associate Director, Tech Licensing (352) 392-4979
Jackson Streeter Director, Ventures (352) 294-6628
Karl R. Lapan Director, Accelerate (386) 462-0880
Jennifer Harrell Assistant Director, The Hub (352) 273-4759
Elliot Welker Assistant Director, Sid Martin Biotech (386) 462-0880
Anita Rao Program Director for UF Innovate | Pathways (352) 392-2577
Wanda Eugene Director, Collaboratory (352) 294-0492

UF Innovate | Tech Licensing

Phone: (352) 392-8929

Website: http://innovate.research.ufl.edu/tech-licensing/

Name Position Phone Number
Autumn Arranz Licensing Associate for Rick Croley (352) 294-6629
Noel Burmeister Licensing Associate for John Byatt (352) 392-3014
Kristen Walberg Licensing Associate for Rachel Harding (352) 392-8961
John Byatt Associate Director, Tech Licensing (352) 392-4979
Melanie Campos Licensing Associate for Melissa Kuchma (352) 392-4906
Karen Crespo Licensing Associate for Hera Lichtenbeld (352) 392-8933
Rick Croley Assistant Director, Licensing Officer (352) 846-1877
Sara Dagen Assistant Director, Communications (352) 294-0998
Nicholas Coote Marketing & Communications Specialist
(352) 846-1685
Andrea Dautant Marketing & Communications Specialist
(352) 294-3563
Carla Dolder Administrative Support Assistant (352) 273-4810
Penelope Gianelli MTA Coordinator (352) 294-0990
Rachel Harding Assistant Director, Licensing Officer (352) 392-2996
Sally Helgeson Licensing Associate for Lenny Terry (352) 294-3941
Pamela Kelly Administrative Support Assistant (352) 294-3940
Melissa Kuchma Assistant Director, Licensing Officer (352) 294-2899
Hera Lichtenbeld Assistant Director, Licensing Officer (352) 294-6627
Leah Manning Administrative Assistant III  (352) 392-4783
Dawn Meyers Operations Manager
(352) 392-4684
Jim O’Connell Assistant Vice President
(352) 392-8929
Adrienne Pennell Financial Analyst/Contracts Administrator (352) 846-1663
Lenny Terry Assistant Director, Licensing Officer (352) 392-4903

UF Innovate | Accelerate

Name Position Phone Number
Sara Dagen Associate Director, Communications (352) 294-0998
Lissette Garces Accountant (352) 294-1018
Jennifer Harrell Assistant Director, The Hub (352) 273-4759
Courtney Janka Facilities Manager (352) 846-1512
Karl L. Lapan Director, Accelerate (386) 462-0880
Allen Morgan Maintenance Specialist II (352) 294-0885
Brittany Mosher Administrative Support Assistant (386) 462-0880
Kat Scott Administrative Assistant I (352) 294-0885
Lillian Withers Administrative Coordinator (352) 462-0880
Lexi Salloum Community Coordinator (352) 294-0885
Addy Simmons Administrative Support Assistant (352) 294-0885
Elliott Welker Assistant Director, Sid Martin Bio (386) 462-0880
Chris Wiley Technical Services Manager (386) 462-0880

UF Innovate | Ventures

Phone: (352) 392-8929

Website: https://innovate.research.ufl.edu/ventures-2/

Name Position  
Jackson Streeter Director, Ventures (352) 294-6628

UF Innovate | Pathways

Name Position  
Anita Rao Director, Pathways (352) 392-2577

Research Communications

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Joe Kays Director (352) 392-8229 WAL 302
Kathy Kinsley-Momberger Assistant Director (352) 392-8429 WAL 303
Alisson Clark Assistant Director (352) 846-2573 WAL 301
Ivan Ramos Senior Graphic Designer (352) 294-7130 WAL 304
Phillip Frohm Social Media Specialist (352) 392-7459 WAL 305

Business Office

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Julie Rhee Director of Finance (352) 392-5221 Walker 310
Maureen Upshaw Assistant Director, Accounting (352) 392-3852 Walker 318
Rachel Hurley Accounting Manager (352) 392-7448 Walker 312
Lindsey Bennett Accountant II (352) 392-5990 Walker 319
Lijun He Accountant II (352) 392-1878 Walker 316
Greg Neal Accountant (352) 392-9365 Walker 313
Matthew Ray Accountant II (352) 392-7205 Walker 311
Carol Hunn Fiscal Assistant III (352) 392-8995 Walker 314
Jackie Stearns Administrative Support Assistant II (352) 392-5221 Walker 308

Personnel and Administrative Services

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Dorothy Long Director, Human Resources (352) 392-6621 GRI 401
Ashlie Lambright Administrative Specialist (352) 392-4803 GRI 415
Vanessa Colon Administrative Support Assistant  (352) 392-0504 GRI 417
Natalie Hayek Administrative Support Assistant (352) 294-2721 GRI 417
Mia Garcia Administrative Support Assistant (352) 392-9291 GRI 417

Research Operations and Services

Shepard Broad Building
1300 Center Drive

Name Position Phone Number
Michael P. Mahoney Director (352) 392-1587
Michael Scian Assistant Director (352) 846-3533
Jason Haugh Facilities Operation Specialist (352) 273-8157
David Miller Research Coordinator (352) 392-1582
Jessica Childers Research Coordinator (352) 273-0288
Cynthia Holmes Administrative Assistant (352) 392-1587

Information Services

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Nick Dunham Director, Information Services (352) 273-0275 Ayers 538
Jason Gomez Associate Director, Information Services (352) 273-9611 Ayers 546
Kevin Hanson Associate Director, Information Services (352) 273-0545 Ayers 520
Monya Dunlap IT Generalist II (352) 273-0293 Ayers 554
Jenny Rodriguez Application Database Administrator I (352)294-1590 Ayers 514
Che John Application Developer Analyst I (352) 392-8764 Ayers 534
Daniel Rocco Application Developer Analyst I (352) 294-2004 Ayers 548
Lisa Balsamo Application Developer Analyst II (352) 273-2158 Ayers 536
Cheryl Bearden Application Developer Analyst III (352) 273-0283 Ayers 516
Jason Casiano Systems Admin/Programmer II (352) 273-0280 Ayers 518
Ryan Copenhaver Application Developer Analyst III (352) 273-4977 Ayers 532
Chris Dunn IT Support Supervisor (352) 392-6938 Walker 323
Jordan Edwards Application Database Admin II (352) 273-1606 Ayers 527
Beth Hathaway Application Developer Analyst IV (352) 273-2211 Ayers 540
David Hranicky Application Developer Analyst I (352) 294-2095 Ayers 548
Maurice Sarns Senior Computer Support Specialist (352) 273-0284 Ayers 524
Matthew Pickett End User Computing Specialist II (352)392-6938 Walker 317
Tim Wyland End User Computing Specialist II (352) 392-6938 Walker 321
Alex Turner End User Computing Specialist I (352)392-6938 Walker 322
Geoffrey Wark Application Developer Analyst III (352) 294-5027 Ayers 542
Tien Le OPS Analytics Specialist NA NA