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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
Adriana Smith 713-500-3022 John Valenta
713-500-3584
Daniel DeLeon 713-500-3352
Jon Meyers 713-500-3063
Dax Swinke 713-500-3174 Myrna Breeding 713-500-3486
Jo Ann Golden
713-500-3023 Silvia Garza 713-500-3373
John Nelson 713-500-3043 Tiffany Sagers 713-500-3492

Preaward 713-500-3999

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

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