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The UTHealth Office of Sponsored Project is 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 Assistant Director, Grants 713-500-3091

Sponsored Projects Specialists
Amaris Jones
713-500-3174   John Nelson 713-500-3043
Cherrelle Duncan 713-500-3375 Elizabeth "Liz" Gendel 713-500-3057
Cindy Roth 713-500-3063 Myrna Breeding 713-500-3486
Daniel DeLeon 713-500-3352 Renee Collins 713-500-3373
Daniel O'Neil 713-500-3022 Tiffany Sagers 713-500-3492
Jo Ann Golden 713-500-3023 John Valenta 713-500-3584

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 D. Renee
A&F - CeTIR Cherrelle
Renee
A&F - Office of Research Cherrelle
Myrna
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Cherrelle
Amaris
MS - Advanced Heart Failure Cindy Amaris
MS - Anesthesiology Cindy
Myrna
MS - Biochemistry John N. Myrna
MS - Biomedical Engineering John N. Myrna
MS - Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery Cindy
Myrna
MS - Dermatology Cindy
Jo Ann
MS - Developmental Pediatrics (CLI) John V. Renee
MS - Emergency Medicine Daniel O. Renee
MS - EP Heart John V.
Amaris
MS - Family Practice Cindy
Tiffany
MS - Gulf States Hemophilia Center John V. Tiffany
MS - Health, Humanities & Human Spirit Program Cherrelle
Amaris
MS - IM - Allergy & Clinical Immunology Daniel D. Amaris
MS - IM - Cardiology Cherrelle
Amaris
MS - IM - Chair's Office John N. Myrna
MS - IM - Endocrinology Daniel O. Amaris
MS - IM - Gastroenterology Daniel O. Amaris
MS - IM - General Division Daniel D. Renee
MS - IM - Geriatric Medicine Daniel O. Jo Ann
MS - IM - Hematology Daniel O. Jo Ann
MS - IM - Infectious Diseases Daniel O. Amaris
MS - IM - Medical Genetics Daniel O. Jo Ann
MS - IM - Oncology Daniel O. Amaris
MS - IM - Pulmonary/Critical Care Cindy
Tiffany
MS - IM - Renal Disease Daniel O. 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 D. Myrna
MS - Neurobiology & Anatomy John V.
Jo Ann
MS - Neurology Daniel D. Amaris
MS - Neurosurgery Daniel D. Amaris
MS - OB/GYN John N. Jo Ann
MS - Ophthalmology Cindy
Myrna
MS - Orthopedic Surgery Cindy
Renee
MS - Otorhinolaryngology Cindy
Jo Ann
MS - Pathology John N. Tiffany
MS - Pediatric Surgery John V. Jo Ann
MS - Pediatrics John N. Tiffany
MS - Physical Medicine and Rehab Cindy
Tiffany
MS - PSY-Behavioral Sciences Cindy
Amaris
MS - Radiology Cindy
Tiffany
MS - Surgery Cherrelle Renee
School of Biomedical Informatics Cherrelle
Jo Ann
School of Dentistry Cindy
Tiffany
School of Nursing Cindy
Tiffany
SPH - Austin Regional Campus Cindy
Tiffany
SPH - Biostatistics Daniel O. Renee
SPH - Brownsville Regional Campus/RAHC John V. Myrna
SPH - Center for Biosecurity & Public Health Daniel D.
Myrna
SPH - Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Daniel D. Myrna
SPH - Center for Infectious Diseases John V. Jo Ann
SPH - Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials Daniel O. 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. Myrna
SPH - Health Promotion & Behavioral Science Daniel D. Amaris
SPH - Human Genetics Center John N. Renee
SPH - Management, Policy & Community Health Daniel D. Amaris
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 D. Renee