Department Assignments

DepartmentDepartment Research AdministratorOGC Grant AdministratorOGC Contract Negotiator
AnesthesiologyDave AlpernAmber ThackerSharon Taraska
Beirne Carter Immunology CenterSherri SmithKirsti MooseSharon Taraska
BiochemistryAlex Kish
Nancy Rush
Susan HenniganSharon Taraska
Biomedical Engineering
Crystal Lamm
Ian Gercheck
Susan HenniganSharon Taraska
Biomedical EthicsCarrie GummHeather ClarkSharon Taraska
Cancer CenterBen SchenkkanHeather ClarkBrent Gunsalus
Cardiovascular Research CenterSandy Saxe
Ann Thurston
Angie McRay
Lauren ArmstrongLaura Williams
Cell BiologyLois Rowsey
Wanda Crawford
Kirsti MooseAsa Lopatin
Center for Cell SignalingVirginia CoffeyDeb KrenitskyDean Lhospital
Center for Diabetes TechnologyKayla CalvoLauren ArmstrongAsa Lopatin
Center for Global HealthKimberly Rogers
Amber Steen
Lauren ArmstrongLaura Williams
Center for Membrane and Cell PhysiologyJennifer Nickerson-HoffmanLauren ArmstrongLaura Williams
Center for Public Health GenomicsCheryl BryanSusan HenniganSharon Taraska
Center for Research in ReproductionLori TawneyLauren ArmstrongDean Lhospital
Comparative MedicineSanford FeldmanHeather ClarkAsa Lopatin
Dean’s OfficeHeather ClarkAsa Lopatin
DentistryHeather ClarkLaura Williams
DermatologyHeather ClarkSharon Taraska
Digestive Health CenterLauren ArmstrongLaura Williams
Emergency MedicineAlex SchwartzKirsti MooseAsa Lopatin
Family MedicineAmber ThackerDean Lhospital
Health Sciences LibraryKyle BowmanHeather ClarkLynn Koplin
Human Immune Therapy CenterLauren ArmstrongSharon Taraska
Internal Medicine
  • Allergy
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Nephrology/CIIR

  • Pulmonary
  • Infectious Diseases

Division Research Admin
Lauren ArmstrongAll orgs except [Hem/Onc]: Laura Williams

[Hem/Onc]: Brent Gunsalus
MicrobiologyVirginia CoffeyDeb KrenitskyLaura Williams
Molecular PhysiologyAnn Folsom
Jennifer Nickerson-Hoffman
Esther Sheler
Carol Yowell
Lauren ArmstrongLaura Williams
NeurologyOlga Chertihin
Emily Gray
Cynthia Hicks
Heather ClarkAsa Lopatin
NeuroscienceTesha WestbrookSusan HenniganAsa Lopatin
NeurosurgeryMelinda MasonDeb KrenitskyAsa Lopatin
Obstetrics and GynecologyLelia GibsonKirsti MooseJulia Barrett
Ophthalmology &
Center for Advanced Vision Science [CAVS]
Dave Alpern [Ophthalmology]
Royanne Koogler [CAVS]
Lauren ArmstrongSharon Taraska
OrthopedicsLaura SimmonsHeather ClarkAsa Lopatin
OtolaryngologyCynthia HicksHeather ClarkSharon Taraska
PathologyCathie Church
Angie Rogers
Deb KrenitskyDean Lhospital
PediatricsPeter Dummett
Michelle Haynes
Alex Torres
Laura Troy
Amber ThackerDean Lhospital
PharmacologyDeborah SteeleAmber ThackerAsa Lopatin
Physical Medicine and RehabJames L. MyersDeb KrenitskyAsa Lopatin
Plastic SurgerySusan HenniganAsa Lopatin
Psychiatric MedicineLaura ChiminelloDeb KrenitskyAsa Lopatin
Public Health SciencesChristina Bousquet
Melissa Dean-McKinney
Susan James
Susan HenniganDean Lhospital
Radiation/OncologyWayne HerndonAmber ThackerAsa Lopatin
RadiologyCaroline Brennan
Dani Dunovant
Colleen Speakman
Kirsti MooseAsa Lopatin
SurgeryTony HerringDeb KrenitskySharon Taraska
Telehealth/TelemedicineKathy McGrathHeather ClarkLynn Koplin
THRIVKayla CalvoLauren ArmstrongLynn Koplin
UrologyCynthia HicksAmber ThackerDean Lhospital
Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corp. (VBHRC)Lynn Koplin