The University of Arizona


Research, Discovery & Innovation
Name Title Email Phone

Neal R. Armstrong, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Research 520.621.3513

Randy M Burd

Associate Vice President, Global Research Alliances (520) 626-1863

Evie M. Conlon

Senior Industry Manager, Strategic Business Initiatives (520) 621-2038

Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Research 520.621.3513

Stephen Fleming

Vice President, Strategic Business Initiatives 520.621.1103

Caroline Garcia

Associate Vice President for Research 520.621.3900

Philip Harber

Interim Medical Director, Occupational Health 520.626.1263

R. Brooks Jeffery

Associate Vice President, Arts, Culture & Society 520-621-2991

B. Helen Jost, Ph.D.

Director, IACUC Program 520.626.5304

Christina Mena

Executive Associate to Kimberly Andrews Espy, Sr VP for Research 520.626.0631

John Mester

Associate Vice President, Research Development 520.621.3513

Andrea Mitchell

Assurance Coordinator 520.626.1247

Claudia Nelson

Director, Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office 520.626.9181

Leslie Porter

Organizational Consultant

Bob Quiroz

Manager, Finance and Administration, Arizona Research Labs 520.621.4065

Adriana Sanchez

Administrative Associate 520-621-1103

Todd Shallcross

Associate, International Program Development 520.621.3513

Christopher Shinohara

Associate Director, Research Operations - Defense / Security Research Institute (520) 621-1379

Carrie Stusse

Manager, Administrative Services 520.621.1105

Dennis Tamblyn

Administrative Associate 520.621.3900

Sonia Vega

Manager, Finance and Administration 520.621.3511

Joey Wilson, MPH

Program Coordinator, Senior (520) 621-9845

Austin Yamada

Director, Defense and Security Research Institute (520) 621-0347
RDI External Relations
Name Title Email Phone

Gianna Biocca

Graphic Designer, Senior 520-621-1357

Andrea Brooks

Graphic Designer, Senior

Stephanie Capuano

Manager, Editor - Communications

Mari Cleven

Videographer, Senior 520-621-1948

Gina Compitello

Manager, Marketing - CCP & UAMA 520.626.7978

Alex Ganz

Website Designer/Developer 520-621-1294

Lucio Guerrero

Director of Research Communications 520-621-2336

Meg Hagyard

Senior Director, External Relations 520.626.1006

Eden Jaeger

Digital Marketing Manager 520-621-8975

Emily Litvack

Specialist, Writer / Content 520-621-1948

Colleen Loomis

Graphic Designer

Kristy Makansi

Communications Coordinator 314-363-4546

Nancy Maneely

Copywriter/Content Manager 520-621-9550

John Moore

Web Site Designer/Developer (520) 626-3562

Britt Palomarez

Program Coordinator, CCP-UAMA 520.621.7568

Carrie Schimpff

Program Coordinator, CCP-UAMA 520.621.7970
RDI Business Services
Name Title Email Phone

Suzy Brown

Research Administrator 520.626.6929

Joanne Canalli

Manager, Human Resources & Payroll Administration 520.626.8504

Sarah Dolan

Accounting Assistant, Senior 520.626.5727

Andrea Lawyer

Human Resources Representative 520.626.9178

Anh Le

Director, RDI Business Services 520.626.5749

Christina Rocha

Accountant, Senior 520.626.0180

Julie E Sanders

Research Administrator, Senior 614.753.1780

Robin Sharfman

Accounting Assistant, Senior 520.626.3460

Donna Sloan

Assistant Director, Finance and Research Administration 520.626.5749

Kathy Varin

Research Administrator 520.626.8972

Andrew Wang

Business Manager, Sr 520.626.9881

Beth Zimner

Accountant 520.626.1949
Contract & Research Support Program
Name Title Email Phone

John Annibal

Contract Officer 520.626.4585

Christopher Barnhill

Contract Officer 520.626.6834

Gillian Bucciarelli

Contract Analyst 520.626.4607

Juliet Burnett-Scarberry

Contract Manager, Contract & Research Support Program 520.626.0544

Catherine Contreras

Contract Analyst 520.626.8871

Savannah Corral

Administrative Associate 520.626.3050

Mark Drury

Contract Manager, Contract & Research Support Program 520.626.4589

Annette Gallardo

Contract Analyst 520.626.8403

Melissa Hala'ufia

Contract Officer 520.626.8875

Stephen G. Harsy, PhD.

Director, Contract & Research Support Program 520.626.4602

Melissa Kramer

Contract Officer 520.626.9173

Radha Ramachandran, Ph.D.

Contract Manager, Contract & Research Support Program 520.626.6068

Mariana Silveira

Contract Officer 520.621.0927

Debra Slaughter

Contract Officer 520.626.8551

Chuck Smart

Contract Analyst 520.626.3353

Peter Stamm

Contract Analyst 520.626.3596
Human & Clinical Research Compliance Services
Name Title Email Phone

Liz Baldry

IRB Associate 520.626.0256

Mason Burchfield

IRB Associate 520.626.0433

Andi Encinas

IRB Manager 520.626.8630

Gina Fimbres

IRB Associate 520.626.0026

Katherine Georger

Privacy Officer, HIPAA 520.621.1465

Mariette Marsh

Director, Human Subjects Protection Program 520.626.7575

Christine Melton-Lopez

IRB Coordinator 520.626.5859

Melynda Noble

Administrative Associate 520.621.3513

Courtney Olson

IRB Associate 520.626.1744

Darlene Villicana

IRB Associate 520.626.6282
Research Development Services
Name Title Email Phone

Kaushik Balakrishnan

Research Development Associate 520-621-2815

Jamie Boehmer, M.S., Ph.D.

Associate, Research Development 520.621.6904

Jennifer Columbus

Associate, Research Development 520.621.9857

Jennifer Fields, M.A.

Research Development Associate 520-626-8738

Connie Gardner

Program Coordinator, Sr. 520.621.3512

Erin M. Gill, Ph.D.

Research Development Associate 520-621-9845

Kim Nicolini, B.A.

Research Development Associate, Arts, Humanities & Social Science 520.621.1688

Kim J. Patten, M.S.

Assistant Director 520.621.5429

Robin E. Richards, Ph.D.

Research Development Associate, Physical Sciences 520.626.4397
Research Laboratory & Safety Services
Name Title Email Phone

Connie Bast

Manager, Clinical Safety (520) 626-5004

Keith Carsten

Assistant Director 520.626.5469

Heather Matthies

Manager, Biological Safety (520) 626-5099

Dan Silvain

Senior Director 520.626.5010

Richard Wagner

Manager, Chemical Safety 520.626.5467
Research Partnership Services
Name Title Email Phone

Misha Burstein

Specialist, Training - Education (520) 626-8757

Keith Corson

Export Control Analyst; Facility Security Officer 520.626.5865

Arthur Delsing

Senior Analyst, Data (520) 621-2362

Kay Ellis

Director, Export Control Program 520.626.2437

Wendy Epley

Export Control Analyst 520-621-0348

Epiphanie Gillette

Conflict of Interest Officer, Conflict of Interest Program 520.626.8266

Dana Hess

Program Specialist, Conflict of Interest 520.626.7879

Lora Jennings

Compliance Associate 520.621.3308

Meg Knight

Compliance Associate 520.621.6996

Owen P. Lefkon

Director, Research Ethics and Compliance 520.626.5338

Blanca Pernic

Research Quality Assurance Officer 520.621.5196

Lisa Blaize Pope

Conflict of Interest Analyst, Conflict of Interest Program 520.626.5248

Scott Pryor

Manager, Training 520.621.0598

Lori Ann M. Schultz

Senior Director 520.626.9195

Todd Woodman

Research Data Analyst (520) 621-2445
Sponsored Projects Services
Name Title Email Phone

Kim Affolder

Business Manager 520.626.6314

Jonna Critchley

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.4588

Doug Dawson

Manager, PostAward 520.626.6110

Jennifer Porter Dukes

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6661

Teresa Espinosa

Administrative Assistant 520.626.6000

Mary Fowler

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.7551

Brandi Gaulin

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.8978

Mary Gerrow

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Principal 520.626.6433

Tara Gonzales

Senior Manager, PostAward 520.626.6534

Allison Harte

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Principal 520.262.7189 (Cell Ph.)

Tabatha Holan

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6442

Kyle Johnson

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Principal 520.626.6113

Genoa Killian

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6150

Gricelda LaTurco

Financial Compliance Coordinator 520.626.4610

Meryl Lee

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Principal 520.626.6822

Meg Martin

Manager, PostAward 520.626.6662

Shana McClelland

Manager, PreAward 520.626.6124

Susan Mundt

Assistant Director, PreAward 520.626.6308

Yohana Orduño

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6884

Diane "Diana" Ouradnik

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.4977

Bruce Perlman

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6111

Ali Pierce

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.5782

Julia Puntenney

Manager, Internal Operations 520.626.6155

Carmen Raffensparger

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6153

Ernesto Raygoza

Sponsored Projects Administrator, Senior 520.626.6532

Rachel Rice

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6423

Paul Sandoval

Director, PostAward SPS 520.626.6309

Zach Sbragia

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6212

Gina Schwartzberg

Contracts Analyst 520.626.0603

Rachel Sheahan

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.9513

Miranda Sheeley

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6411

Ron Steelman

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6823

Lorraine Syswerda

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6129

Ashley Taylor

Manager, PostAward 520.626.6434

Michael Trujillo

Manager, PreAward 520.626.5557

Karey Tuck

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.4297

Dorely Valdez

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.8458

Roque Vasquez

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6127

Jacquelyne Vega

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6432

Marcel Villalobos

Assistant Director, PostAward 520.626.6311

Nathalie Zepeda

Sponsored Projects Administrator 520.626.6440