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The UTHealth Sponsored Project Administration Contracts and Grants teams (Pre-Award) are made up of diverse professionals dedicated to providing customer-focused expertise and professional guidance to research staff and faculty, while efficiently and effectively advancing sponsored research, instruction, and public service programs within the UTHealth research community. 

Sponsored Projects Organizational Chart

Pre-Award Directors
Jodi Ogden Associate Vice President, Sponsored Projects Administration 713-500-3999
Karen Niemeier Director, Contracts 713-500-3144
Kathy Bradley Assistant Director, Contracts 713-500-3073
Krystal Toups Director, Grants 713-500-3091

Sponsored Projects Specialists
Cherrelle Duncan
713-500-3375 John Valenta 713-500-3584
Cindy Roth 713-500-3063
Michelle Acas Hyun 713-500-3057
Daniel DeLeon 713-500-3352 Myrna Breeding 713-500-3486
Dax Swinke
713-500-3174 Tiffany Sagers
713-500-3492
Jo Ann Golden 713-500-3023
John Nelson
713-500-3043

Sponsored Projects Assistants
Cheryl Jackson 713-500-3051 Nicholas Bisase 713-500-3999

DepartmentContracts SpecialistGrants Specialist
A&F - Biotechnology Kathy
Myrna
A&F - CCTS Daniel Tiffany
A&F - CeTIR Kathy
Myrna
A&F - Office of Research Kathy
Myrna
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences John V.
Michelle
MS - Advanced Heart Failure Cindy Michelle
MS - Anesthesiology Cindy
Myrna
MS - Biochemistry John V. Myrna
MS - Biomedical Engineering John V. Myrna
MS - Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery Daniel Michelle
MS - Dermatology Cindy
Myrna
MS - Developmental Pediatrics (CLI) John V. Tiffany
MS - Emergency Medicine Kathy
Jo Ann
MS - EP Heart John V.
Michelle
MS - Family Practice Cindy
Jo Ann
MS - Gulf States Hemophilia Center John V. Michelle
MS - Health, Humanities & Human Spirit Program Kathy
Dax
MS - IM - Allergy & Clinical Immunology Daniel Myrna
MS - IM - Cardiology Daniel
Michelle
MS - IM - Chair's Office John N. Myrna
MS - IM - Endocrinology Kathy Michelle
MS - IM - Gastroenterology Kathy Dax
MS - IM - General Division Daniel Dax
MS - IM - Geriatric Medicine Kathy Michelle
MS - IM - Hematology Kathy Jo Ann
MS - IM - Infectious Diseases Kathy Michelle
MS - IM - Medical Genetics Kathy Dax
MS - IM - Oncology Kathy Michelle
MS - IM - Pulmonary/Critical Care Cindy
Jo Ann
MS - IM - Renal Disease Kathy Tiffany
MS - IM - Rheumatology John N. Jo Ann
MS - IMM - Cardiovascular Genetic Research John V.
Tiffany
MS - IMM - General John V.
Myrna
MS - IMM - Human Genetics John N.
Michelle
MS - IMM - Immunology and Autoimmune Diseases John V.
Tiffany
MS - IMM - Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases John V.
Tiffany
MS - IMM - Molecular Imaging John V.
Michelle
MS - IMM - NanoMedicine & Biomedical Engineering John V.
Tiffany
MS - IMM - Proteomics and Systems Biology John V.
Tiffany
MS - IMM - Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine John V.
Tiffany
MS - IMM - Texas Therapeutic Institute John V.
Tiffany
MS - Integrative Biology & Pharmacology John V. Myrna
MS - Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Daniel Myrna
MS - Neurobiology & Anatomy John V.
Jo Ann
MS - Neurology Daniel Jo Ann
MS - Neurosurgery Daniel Michelle
MS - OB/GYN John N. Dax
MS - Ophthalmology Cindy
Dax
MS - Orthopedic Surgery Cindy
Dax
MS - Otorhinolaryngology Cindy
Jo Ann
MS - Pathology John V. Myrna
MS - Pediatric Surgery John V. Jo Ann
MS - Pediatrics John N. Michelle
MS - Physical Medicine and Rehab Cindy
Dax
MS - PSY-Behavioral Sciences Cindy
Michelle
MS - Radiology Cindy
Dax
MS - Surgery Cindy
Tiffany
School of Biomedical Informatics John V
Tiffany
School of Dentistry Cindy
Dax
School of Nursing Cindy
Dax
SPH - Austin Regional Campus Cindy
Dax
SPH - Biostatistics John V
Tiffany
SPH - Brownsville Regional Campus/RAHC John V. Dax
SPH - Center for Biosecurity & Public Health Daniel Myrna
SPH - Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Daniel Dax
SPH - Center for Infectious Diseases John V. Jo Ann
SPH - Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials Kathy Myrna
SPH - Dallas Regional Campus Cindy Jo Ann
SPH - El Paso Regional Campus Cindy
Jo Ann
SPH - Environmental & Occupational Health Cindy
Jo Ann
SPH - Epidemiology John N. Dax
SPH - Health Promotion & Behavioral Science Daniel D. Michelle
SPH - Human Genetics Center John N. Jo Ann
SPH - Management, Policy & Community Health Daniel Michelle
SPH - Michael & Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Health Living Cindy
Jo Ann
SPH - Office of the Dean John N. Myrna
SPH - San Antonio Regional Campus Cindy
Tiffany
SPH - SW Center Occupational & Environmental Health Daniel Michelle