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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 Renee Collins 713-500-3373
Jo Ann Golden 713-500-3023 Tiffany Sagers 713-500-3492
John Nelson
713-500-3043

Sponsored Projects Assistants
Cheryl Jackson 713-500-3051 Renee Klaevemann 713-500-3999

DepartmentContracts SpecialistGrants Specialist
A&F - Biotechnology Cherrelle Myrna
A&F - CCTS Daniel Renee
A&F - CeTIR Cherrelle
Renee
A&F - Office of Research Cherrelle
Myrna
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Cherrelle
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 Myrna
MS - Dermatology Cindy
Jo Ann
MS - Developmental Pediatrics (CLI) John V. Renee
MS - Emergency Medicine Kathy
Renee
MS - EP Heart John V.
Michelle
MS - Family Practice Cindy
Tiffany
MS - Gulf States Hemophilia Center John V. Tiffany
MS - Health, Humanities & Human Spirit Program Cherrelle
Dax
MS - IM - Allergy & Clinical Immunology Daniel Michelle
MS - IM - Cardiology Cherrelle
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 Dax
MS - IM - Infectious Diseases Kathy Jo Ann
MS - IM - Medical Genetics Kathy Jo Ann
MS - IM - Oncology Kathy Michelle
MS - IM - Pulmonary/Critical Care Cindy
Tiffany
MS - IM - Renal Disease Kathy Tiffany
MS - IM - Rheumatology John N. Jo Ann
MS - IMM - Cardiovascular Genetic Research Cherrelle Renee
MS - IMM - General Cherrelle Tiffany
MS - IMM - Human Genetics Cherrelle Renee
MS - IMM - Immunology and Autoimmune Diseases Cherrelle Tiffany
MS - IMM - Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases Cherrelle Tiffany
MS - IMM - Molecular Imaging Cherrelle Renee
MS - IMM - NanoMedicine & Biomedical Engineering Cherrelle Renee
MS - IMM - Proteomics and Systems Biology Cherrelle Renee
MS - IMM - Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Cherrelle Renee
MS - IMM - Texas Therapeutic Institute Cherrelle Tiffany
MS - Integrative Biology & Pharmacology John V. Myrna
MS - Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Daniel Myrna
MS - Neurobiology & Anatomy John V.
Jo Ann
MS - Neurology Daniel Michelle
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. Tiffany
MS - Pediatric Surgery John V. Jo Ann
MS - Pediatrics John N. Tiffany
MS - Physical Medicine and Rehab Cindy
Dax
MS - PSY-Behavioral Sciences Cindy
Michelle
MS - Radiology Cindy
Tiffany
MS - Surgery Cherrelle Renee
School of Biomedical Informatics Cherrelle
Jo Ann
School of Dentistry Cindy
Dax
School of Nursing Cindy
Dax
SPH - Austin Regional Campus Cindy
Tiffany
SPH - Biostatistics Kathy Renee
SPH - Brownsville Regional Campus/RAHC John V. Dax
SPH - Center for Biosecurity & Public Health Daniel Myrna
SPH - Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Daniel Myrna
SPH - Center for Infectious Diseases John V. Jo Ann
SPH - Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials Kathy Jo Ann
SPH - Dallas Regional Campus Cindy Jo Ann
SPH - El Paso Regional Campus Cindy
Jo Ann
SPH - Environmental & Occupational Health Cindy
Tiffany
SPH - Epidemiology John N. Dax
SPH - Health Promotion & Behavioral Science Daniel D. Michelle
SPH - Human Genetics Center John N. Dax
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
Renee
SPH - SW Center Occupational & Environmental Health Daniel Renee