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AAVA Research Administrative Staff

Research Service

William F. Weitzel, MD Associate Chief of Staff - Research 734-769-7100 ext 55600
Christine Freeman Basmajian, PhD Deputy Associate Chief of Staff - Research 734-769-7100 ext 53945
Elizabeth A. Koester Director, Research Operations 734-478-0797
Vickie Burrell Budget Analyst 734-769-7100 ext 55604
Lashawn Cooley Contracts, Purchasing, Travel, IPA Agreements 734-769-7100 ext 55603
Towanda Willis Contracts, Purchasing, Travel, IPA Agreements 734-769-7100 ext 55475
Brandy Schneider RDC Coordinator

734-769-7100 ext 55602
Cathy Kaczmarek Lead IRB Coordinator

734-769-7100 ext 53439
Terry Robinson IRB Specialist / Research Records Liaison

734-769-7100 ext 53440
Sheena Hatcher IRB Coordinator

734-769-7100 ext 55901
Carolyn Slusher IACUC & Safety Coordinator

734-769-7100 ext 57981
Zhoie Bigham WOC Coordinator, ADPAC, Education Liaison

734-769-7100 ext 55600
Sherry Wagar Veterinary Medicial Unit Supervisor

734-769-7100 ext 53442
Birgit Roller VERAM Executive Director 734-769-7100 ext 27125
Scott Sample Compliance Officer 734-769-7100 ext 54013
Michael Skyring Compliance Office Assistant 734-769-7100 ext 55842

Center for Clinical Management Research (CCMR)

Sameer Saini, MD Director 734-769-7100 ext 53504
Wyndy Wiitala Associate Director for Operations 734-769-7100 ext 53601
Michael Robertson Administrative Officer 734-330-2859
Beverly Hall Purchasing 734-769-7100 ext 53630
Fatima Makki Grant Administration 734-769-7100 ext 53623
Jon Mulawa SMITREC and Mental Health Travel 734-769-7100 ext 27429
John Wall CCMR Travel, Teleworking and Physican Agreements  
Michael Robertson Purchasing 734-769-7100 ext 55718
Theresa Spencer IPAs 734-769-7100 ext 53631

Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers (GRECC)

Neil B. Alexander, MD Director 734-769-7100 ext 57686
Roger Albin, MD Associate Director for Research 734-764-1347
Ashley Guastella Administrative Officer 734-769-7100 ext 53048
Christopher Robinson Program Specialist 734-769-7100 ext 53072