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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. 

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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
Anthony Gillum 713-500-3375 Michelle Acas Hyun 713-500-3057
Daniel DeLeon 713-500-3352 Myrna Breeding 713-500-3486
Dax Swinke
713-500-3174 Silvia Garza 713-500-3373
Jo Ann Golden 713-500-3023 Tiffany Sagers 713-500-3492
John Nelson
713-500-3043 Pre-Award
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 Michelle
A&F - CeTIR John N.
Tiffany
A&F - Office of Research Adriana
Myrna
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences John V.
Michelle
MS - Advanced Heart Failure Kathy
Michelle
MS - Anesthesiology Anthony Myrna
MS - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology John V. Myrna
MS - Biomedical Engineering John V. Myrna
MS - Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery Kathy
Myrna
MS - Dermatology Kathy
Michelle
MS - Developmental Pediatrics (CLI) John V. Tiffany
MS - Emergency Medicine Anthony
Tiffany
MS - EP Heart Daniel
Michelle
MS - Family Practice Kathy
Silvia
MS - Gulf States Hemophilia Center John V. Silvia
MS - Health, Humanities & Human Spirit Program Kathy
Myrna
MS - IM - Allergy & Clinical Immunology Daniel Michelle
MS - IM - Cardiology Adriana
Michelle
MS - IM - Chair's Office John N. Myrna
MS - IM - Endocrinology Anthony
Jo Ann
MS - IM - Gastroenterology Anthony
Dax
MS - IM - General Division Daniel Dax
MS - IM - Geriatric Medicine Anthony
Jo Ann
MS - IM - Hematology Anthony
Dax
MS - IM - Infectious Diseases Anthony
Jo Ann
MS - IM - Medical Genetics Anthony
Jo Ann
MS - IM - Oncology Kathy Jo Ann
MS - IM - Pulmonary/Critical Care Anthony
Michelle
MS - IM - Renal Disease Anthony
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 Michelle
MS - Neurosurgery Daniel Michelle
MS - OB/GYN John N. Dax
MS - Ophthalmology Anthony
Dax
MS - Orthopedic Surgery Kathy
Dax
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 Anthony
Dax
MS - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Daniel
Michelle
MS - Radiology Anthony
Jo Ann
MS - Surgery John N.
Tiffany
School of Biomedical Informatics John V
Silvia
School of Dentistry Adriana
Dax
School of Nursing Kathy
Dax
SPH - Austin Regional Campus Kathy
Silvia
SPH - Biostatistics Anthony
Tiffany
SPH - Brownsville Regional Campus/RAHC John N.
Dax
SPH - Center for Biosecurity & Public Health Daniel Myrna
SPH - Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Daniel Myrna
SPH - Center for Infectious Diseases Daniel Jo Ann
SPH - Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials Kathy Myrna
SPH - Dallas Regional Campus Kathy
Jo Ann
SPH - El Paso Regional Campus Kathy
Tiffany
SPH - Environmental & Occupational Health Kathy
Silvia
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 Jo Ann
SPH - Michael & Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Health Living Kathy
Silvia
SPH - Office of the Dean John N. Jo Ann
SPH - San Antonio Regional Campus Kathy
Tiffany
SPH - SW Center Occupational & Environmental Health Kathy Michelle