Executive Vice President for Research and Industry & Defense Programs
John S. Tomblin, PhD

Academic Office of Research

Director, Office of Research
Karen Davis
Research Business Manager
Md Gofur
Office Coordinator, Office of Research
Shelly Magee


Funding Searches, budget development, proposal preparation/submission, contract preparation/negotiation/acceptance, and IRB/IACUC

316-978-3285  | 

Associate Director, Pre-Award Services
Jana E. Henderson
Proposals and Contracts
Fran Cook (also Training Coordinator)
Sarah Haug
Laura Pham
Patrick Spencer
Brandon Schneider
Amanda Tucker 
Angela Van Valkenburg
Denee Clifford (Proposals only)
Linda Steinacher



Grant set-up, budget uploads, billing, accounts payable/receivable, research payroll and grant reporting

316-978-3285 |

Associate Director, Post-Award Services

Judi McBroom

Research Grant Administrators
Brenda Achey
Tamara Atwater
Kimberly Davis
Michelle White
Traci Shepherd
Megan White
Charity Lowe

Industry & Defense Programs (IDP)

Sponsored programs support for the Division of Industry & Defense


Director of Grants/Contracts
Lisa Haggard
Industry Proposals and Contracts |
Derek Danford
Eric Pulley
Federal Procurement
Linsey Sipult 
Federal/State Proposals and Contracts |
David Melgren
Jason Yates



Associate Director, Post-Award
Amy Smith
Research Grant Administrators
Athena Sikes
Beth Smith
Aspen Wild


James Elliott
Export Control & Compliance Officer |
2nd floor, NIAR Building  I  Campus Box 093

Export Controls & Compliance:

Export Compliance, International Shipping, International Travel
Residency Verification
Research Information Assurance, General Research Compliance Inquiries


Conflict of Interest