Meet the Peer Reviewers/Advisors


Nationally recognized senior research administrators serve as Peer Reviewers and Peer Advisers. Averaging over 27 years of experience, they bring deep expertise and understanding of sponsored program and research compliance operations to your institutions. Unlike individual consultants, the reviewers and advisers draw their approach from the Standards.



Robert Andresen
Director of Research Financial Services
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Years in Research Admin.: 26
Institutions Employed: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Urmila Bajaj
Director of Post Award, Office of Sponsored Programs
University of Virginia
Years in Research Admin.: 20
Institutions Employed: California Institute of Technology, University of Southern California, University of California, Los Angeles, City of Hope National Medical Center
  Lois Brako
Assistant Vice President for Research - Regulatory and Compliance Oversight
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Years in Research Admin: 25
Institutions Employed: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Missouri-St. Louis,
Glenda Bullock
Director of Research and Business Administration
Washington University in St. Louis, Divisions of Hematology, Rheumatology, Allergy, & Immunology
Years in Research Admin.: 24
Institutions Employed: Washington University in St. Louis, University of Missouri – Rolla (renamed Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2008)
  Wesley Byerly
Associate Vice President for Research Compliance
University of Connecticut Health Center
Years in Research Admin.: 15
Institutions Employed: University of Connecticut Health Center, University of Texas, University of North Carolina, Duke University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Tricia Callahan
Director, Proposal Development
Miami University
Years in Research Admin.: 17
Institutions Employed: Miami University, Western Kentucky University, University of Louisville
  Pamela Caudil
Chief of Research and Administrative Operations
Harvard Medical School

  Thomas Coggins
Director, Research Compliance & Sponsored Awards Management
University of South Carolina
Years in Research Admin.: 35
Institutions Employed: University of South Carolina
  Aurali Dade
Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance
George Mason University
Years in Research Admin.: 15
Institutions Employed: George Mason University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Southern Nevada Environmental Inc, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Kathi Delehoy
Senior Associate Vice President for Research Administration, Emeritus
Colorado State University
Years in Research Admin.: 30
Institutions Employed: Colorado State University
  Elizabeth Demski
Director of Sponsored Research
Wellesley College
Years in Research Admin.: 23
Institutions Employed: University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Saint Anselm College, Emerson College, Wellesley College
Diane Domanovics
Assistant Vice President for Research
Case Western Reserve University
Years in Research Admin.: 24
Institutions Employed: Case Western Reserve University, University of South Florida
  Mary Ellen Fortini
Director, Sponsored Projects
Santa Clara University
Years in Research Admin.: 13
Institutions Employed: Santa Clara University, Public Health Institute, Keene State College
  Valera Francis
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Years in Research Admin.: 18
Institutions Employed: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of Massachusetts Boston, Xavier University of Louisiana, Tulane University
  Tracey Fraser
Director of Sponsored Projects
Smithsonian Institution
Years in Research Admin.: 15
Institutions Employed: Smithsonian Institution, California Institute of Technology
Judy Fredenberg
Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
University of Montana
Years in Research Admin.: 24
Institutions Employed: University of Montana
Joyce Freedman
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Emeritus
University of California, San Francisco
Years in Research Admin.: 38
Institutions Employed: University of California, San Francisco, University of California, Berkley, University of Chicago, Stanford University, Independent Contractor: Mills College, University of Southern California, California State University Northridge

Joe Gindhart
Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance & Sponsored Projects
Washington University in St. Louis
Years in Research Admin.: 25
Institutions Employed: Washington University in St. Louis, University of Georgia, Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation
Barbara Gray
Director of Sponsored Programs
East Carolina University
Years in Research Admin.: 27
Institutions Employed: East Carolina University, Valdosta State University, Desert Research Institute, College of Charleston, Florida Atlanta University
Julie Guggino
Director, Research and Sponsored Programs
Central Washington University
Years in Research Admin.: 25
Institutions Employed: Central Washington University
  Todd Guttman
Associate Vice President of Research (Retired)
The Ohio State University
Years in Research Admin.: 20
Institutions Employed: The Ohio State University, The Wright State University School of Medicine, The U.S. Air Force
Christina Hansen
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Emeritus
University of California Irvine
Years in Research Administration: 31
Institutions Employed: University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Irvine
Marie Louise Harrell
Director of Sponsored Projects Accounting
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Years in Research Admin.: 26
Institutions Employed: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Sigma One Corporation, New Africa Opportunity Fund/OPIC
Patricia Hawk
Assistant Vice President, Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration
Oregon State University
Years in Research Admin.: 31
Institutions Employed: University of Virginia, US Environmental Protection Agency, University of Oregon, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Oregon State University
Mary Louise Healy
Director of Research Administration
Johns Hopkins University
Years in Research Admin.: 28
Institutions Employed: Johns Hopkins University, Towson University (formerly Towson State University)
Christa Johnson
Associate Vice President for Research
Colorado State University
Years in Research Admin.: 11
Institutions Employed: Colorado State University, Washington University in St. Louis, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Brenda Kavanaugh
Associate Director, Office of Research and Project Administration
University of Rochester
Years in Research Admin.: 24
Institutions Employed: University of Rochester
Peter Koch
Associate Dean, College of Medicine Research Operations
University of Cincinnati
Years in Research Admin.: 27
Institutions Employed: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Steven Lichtenstein
Director, Sponsored Research & Funds Administration
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Years in Research Admin.: 23
Institutions Employed: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Lahey Clinic, Beth Israel Hospital, Tufts University
Gunta Liders
Associate Vice President for Research Administration
University of Rochester
Years in Research Admin.: 33
Institutions Employed: University of Rochester
Peggy S. Lowry
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance, Emeritus
Oregon State University
Years in Research Admin.: 44
Institutions Employed: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oregon State University, Ball State University, Murray State University
Rosemary Madnick
Executive Director, Office of Grants and Contracts Administration
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Years in Research Admin.: 23
Institutions Employed: University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, University of California, San Diego
David Mayo
Director of Sponsored Research
California Institute of Technology
Years in Research Admin.: 34
Institutions Employed: California Institute of Technology, University of California-Santa Barbara
Denise A. McCartney
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration
Washington University in St. Louis
Years in Research Admin.: 22
Institutions Employed: Washington University in St. Louis, Barnes Hospital, University of Missouri-Columbia
  Penny Miceli
Director, Office of Sponsored Projects & Research
Keene State College
Years in Research Admin.: 12
Institutions Employed: Keene State College, University of Notre Dame
Kris Monahan
Director of Sponsored Research & Programs
Providence College
Years in Research Admin.: 16
Institutions Employed: Providence College, Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College, Bridgewater State University
Kim Moreland
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Sponsored Programs
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Years in Research Admin.: 30
Institutions Employed: University of Kansas, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  Carpantato Myles
Director of Research Compliance
The University of Alabama
Years in Research Admin.: 22
Institutions Employed: University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Pamela Napier
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Agnes Scott College
Years in Research Admin.: 19
Institutions Employed: Agnes Scott College, Western Kentucky University
Govind Narasimhan
Director of Research Finance
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Years in Research Admin.: 25
Institutions Employed: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas Medical Branch, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Kerry Peluso
Associate Vice President for Research Administration
Emory University
Years in Research Admin.: 25
Institutions Employed: Emory University, University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers University
Jerry Pogatshnik
Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Vice President for Research
Eastern Kentucky University
Years in Research Admin.: 15
Institutions Employed: Eastern Kentucky University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  Panda Powell
Director, Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Years in Research Admin.: 25
Institutions Employed: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Marshall University Research Corporation
Dave Richardson
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Director of Sponsored Programs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Years in Research Admin.: 23
Institutions Employed: University of Georgia, Virginia Tech, Pennsylvania State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  Thomas Roberts
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership (emeritus Chief Research Officer)
Florida Gulf Coast University
Years in Research Admin.: 27
Institutions Employed: Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Florida Atlantic University
Andrew Rudczynski
Associate Vice President For Research Administration, Emeritus
Yale University
Years in Research Admin.: 35
Institutions Employed: Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Garry Sanders
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Emeritus
Research Foundation for SUNY
Years in Research Admin: 37
Institutions Employed: National Institutes of Health, University of Rochester, University at Albany-SUNY, Ordway Research Institute, Inc., The Research Foundation for SUNY
  Naomi Schrag
Associate Vice President for Research Compliance & Training
Columbia University
Years in Research Admin.: 10
Institutions Employed: Columbia University
Beth Seaton
Director, Research Administration
University of Illinois at Chicago
Years in Research Admin.: 30
Institutions Employed: Texas A&M, Western Illinois University, Northwestern University
  Jeff Seo
Executive Director, Research Integrity and Compliance
Harvard Medical School
Years in Research Admin.: 9
Institutions Employed: Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Toni Shaklee
Assistant Vice President for Research
Oklahoma State University
Years in Research Admin.: 31
Institutions Employed: Oklahoma State University

Steven Smartt
Associate Dean, Graduate School And Assistant Provost For Research, Emeritus
Vanderbilt University
Years in Research Admin.: 34
Institutions Employed: Vanderbilt University, Southern Regional Education Board
Deborah L. Smith
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Years in Research Admin.: 30
Institutions Employed: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  Shannon Sutton
Director of Sponsored Projects
Western Illinois University
Years in Research Administration: 16
Institutions Employed: Western Illinois University

Ara Tahmassian
Chief Research Compliance Officer
Harvard University
Years in Research Admin.: 30
Institutions Employed: Harvard University, Boston University and Boston Medical Center, University of California - San Francisco
  Alice Tangredi-Hannon
University Research Compliance Officer and Interim Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
Yale University
Years in Research Admin.: 39
Institutions Employed: Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, Brown University
Jill Tincher
Executive Director, Office of Research Administration
University of Miami
Years in Research Admin.: 20
Institutions Employed: University of Miami
Denise Wallen
Research Officer and Senior Fellow, Research Assistant Professor
University of New Mexico
Years in Research Admin.: 35
Institutions Employed: University of New Mexico
  Roger Wareham
Director, Grants Development Office
University of Minnesota, Morris
Years in Research Admin.: 15
Institutions Employed: University of Minnesota, Morris; National Science Foundation; University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Pamela A. Webb
Associate Vice President for Research
University of Minnesota
Years in Research Admin.: 31
Institutions Employed: University of Minnesota, Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of California-Santa Barbara, University of California-Los Angeles
Marianne Woods
Faculty & Program Director, Master of Science Degree in Research Administration
Johns Hopkins, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Years in Research Admin.: 33
Institutions Employed: Johns Hopkins University, University of Texas at San Antonio, 
University of Alabama, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Dallas, California State University, Long Beach, California State University, Fullerton
Jane Youngers
Assistant Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs, Emeritus
The 
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Years in Research Admin.: 42
Institutions Employed: The 
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The University of Rochester, New Mexico State University, Cornell University, The University of Chicago
Carol Zuiches
Assoc Vice President For Research Administration, Director, Emeritus
University of Chicago
Years in Research Admin.: 30
Institutions Employed: University of Chicago, University of Washington, Washington State University, SUNY Binghamton