Main Contact List

If you have a general question please email the Clinical Research Center at .
UH Clinical Research Center Managers and Directors

Grace McComsey, MD
Director, Clinical Research Center
Phone: 216-844-5936
Email:

Kayla Schlick
Clinical Research Program Coordinator
Phone: 216-844-5936
Email:

Jenna Arlow
Manager, Regulatory & FDA Support Core
Phone: 216-286-0754
Email:

Stephen Behm
Director of Technology Management
Phone: 216-844-1415
Email:

Abigail Blanks
Attorney
Phone: 216-767-8216
Email:

Josephine Chan
Director, Clinical Trials
Phone: 216-286-6639
Email:

Lisa Fritz
Manager, Grants & Contracts
Phone: 216-844-8659
Email:

Elizabeth Hagesfeld
Manager, Institutional Review Board
Phone: 216-844-7388
Email:

Kathy Hammerhofer
Finance Director
Phone: 216-844-1633
Email:

K. Megan O’Neill Miller
Manager, Clinical Research
William T. Dahms Clinical Research Unit Phone: 216-844-4902
Email:

Kumar Mukesh
Director, Grants Accounting, Post-Award
Phone: 216-844-8404
Email:

Carrie O’Neill
Manager, Research Compliance, Education & Outreach
Phone: 216-286-2283
Email:

Heather Tribout
Interim Manager, Coordinator Core
Phone: 216-286-0765
Email:

Research Compliance, Education & Outreach

Carrie O’Neill
Manager, Research Compliance, Education & Outreach
Phone: 216-286-2283
Email:

John Dannug
Research Compliance & Education Specialist II
Phone: 216-286-0757
Email:

Alycia Slaton
Research Compliance & Education Specialist II
Phone: 216-286-0756
Email:

Jason Soltis
Research Compliance & Education Specialist III
Phone: 216-844-1327
Email:

Pre-Award Grants & Contracts

Lisa Fritz
Manager, Grants & Contracts
Phone: 216-844-8659
Email:

Brendan Batchelor
Grant and Contract Specialist I
Phone: 216-844-5932
Email:

Lynsay Carrigan
Grant and Contract Specialist III
Phone: 216-844-8781
Email:

Tammy Cobaugh
Grant and Contract Specialist II
Phone: 216-983-1025
Email:

Darnay Wright
Grant and Contract Specialist I
Phone: 216-844-8719
Email:

Marcus Huggins
Intern
Phone: 216-286-5081
Email:

Legal and Credentialing

Abigail Blanks, JD
Staff Attorney
Phone: 216-767-8216
Email:

April Kolodka
Research Credentialing
Phone: 216-844-1424
Email:

Research Finance Services

Katherine Hammerhofer
Director, Research Finance
Phone: 216-844-1633
Email:

Leila Abraksia
Research Finance Specialist I
Phone: 216-983-5134
Email:

Haylei Buser
Research Finance Specialist II
Phone: 216-283-5135
Email:

Lisa Cook
Research Finance Specialist II
Phone: 216-983-4984
Email:

Lhotse Guerrero
Research Finance Specialist II
Phone: 216-983-5162
Email:

Gina Stefanko
Research Finance Specialist
Phone: 216-843-8659
Email:

Annette Spadaro
Research Finance Specialist
Phone: 216-983-5635
Email:

Yulonda Williams
Research Finance Specialist I
Phone: 216-283-4988
Email:

Regulatory & FDA Support

Jenna Arlow
Manager, Regulatory & FDA Support Core
Phone: 216-286-0754
Pager: 32725
Email:

Erni Bateman
Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist II
Phone: Phone: 216-844-7018
Email:

Carmen Czich
Clinical Research Nurse Specialist III
Phone: 216-983-5124
Email:

Sarah Delozier
Clinical Research Biostatistician
Phone: 216-844-0232
Email:

Kathryn DiFrancesco
Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist II
Phone: 216-844-7346
Email:

Laura Dixon, Ph.D
Research Regulatory Specialist II
Phone: 216-983-5634
Email:

Jennifer Fahrion
Research Regulatory Specialist III
Email:

Dennis Kramarz
Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist
Phone: Phone: 216-844-5906
Email:

Junghyae Lee
Clinical Research Biostatistician
Phone: Phone: 216-844-7075
Email:

Patrick Mahoney
Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist I
Phone: 216-844-0383
Email:

Coordinator Core

Heather Tribout
Interim Manager, Coordinator Core
Phone: 216-286-0765
Email:

Dahms Clinical Research Unit (DCRU)

General email:

Nursing Station: 216-844-4900

Administrative Manager
K. Megan O’Neill Miller
216-844-4720

Finance
Karen Iacianci Corby
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Horvitz Tower, 7th Floor – Suite 7311
216-844-4902

Nursing Consultation

Nurse Manager
Margaret Kelly
216-844-4901

Assistant Nurse Manager
Jillian Russell
216-286-3886

Core Laboratory

Analytics
Sarah Scott
216-844-1369

Sample Processing/Biospecimen Core
Sarah Dawson
216-844-1369

Bionutrition Consultation

Bionutrition Manager
Alicia J. Thomas
216-983-0887

Informatics Consultation, including REDCap

Informatics Manager
Sheree Hemphill
216-844-1546

Post-Award Grants Accounting

Kumar Mukesh
Director, Grants Accounting, Post-Award
Phone: 216-844-8404
Email:

Caren Buskirk
Grant Accountant Specialist
Phone: 216-286-2282
Email:

Angela Isom
Grant Accountant Specialist
Phone: 216-844-5993
Email:

Leslie Kerr
Research Financial Analyst
Phone: 216-983-1215
Email:

Anika Price
Grant Accountant Specialist
Phone: 216-286-6684
Email:

Sherry (Shifang) Zhao
Grant Accountant Specialist
Phone: 216-844-8453
Email:

Ruilin (Chloe) Wang
Intern
Email:

Institutional Review Board

Luis Amunategui, PhD, IRB Vice-Chair (Biomedical)
Joseph Barr, MD, IRB Vice-Chair (Cancer)
Barbara J. Daly, PhD, RN, IRB Vice Chair (Biomedical)
Rachel Egler, MD, IRB Chair (Cancer)
Lydia Furman, MD, IRB Co-Chair (Biomedical)
Joseph Gibbons, MD, IRB Co-Chair (Biomedical), IRB Vice-Chair (Cancer)
John Johnson, MD, IRB Vice-Chair (Biomedical)
Sri Madan Mohan, MD, IRB Vice Chair (Biomedical)
Duncan Stearns, MD, IRB Vice-Chair (Cancer)

UH IRB Administration Office
Phone: 216-844-1529

Elizabeth Hagesfeld
Manager, Institutional Review Board
Email:

Kirsten Boes
IRB Specialist I
Phone: 216-286-9478
Email:

Kimberly Angiulo-Polen
Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist I
Phone: 216-844-5211
Email:

Malia Fink
IRB Specialist I
Phone: 216-844-7826

Kristen Kalina
IRB Specialist II
Phone: 216-844-7812

Michael Uline
IRB Specialist II
Phone: 216-286-9192
Email:

Jenna Wall, Ph.D
IRB Specialist I
Phone: 216-286-2278
Email:

Technology Management

Stephen Behm
Director of Technology Management
Phone: 216-844-1415
Email:

Christopher R. Gedeon
Licensing Associate
Phone: 216-844-5577
Email:

Research Concierge

The UH Clinical Research Center Research Concierge is available to help investigators and their teams navigate various services offered through UH Clinical Research Center.

Any investigator with a new or ongoing study who has issues, questions or concerns, or would like to take a tour of UH Clinical Research Center facilities and meet our staff is encouraged to complete the simple Research Concierge Inquiry Form.

Research Concierge Inquiry Form