OVPR Administration

Office of the Vice President for Research - 304 Old Main


Neil A. Sharkey

Vice President for Research

Diane Plummer

Administrative Coordinator to the Vice President for Research

Shashank Priya

Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Strategic Initiatives

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Jennifer Leedy

Administrative Coordinator to the Associate Vice President for Research

Jeff Fortin

Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Office of Industrial Partnerships

Jill Selfe

Administrative Coordinator to the Associate Vice President for Research, Director of Industrial Partnerships and Senior Advisor for Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure

Ruth Weber


Assistant Vice President for Research Operations

Kimberley Ducato

Administrative Coordinator, Office of the Vice President for Research

Greg Madden

Associate Chief Information Officer for Research

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Michelle Hutnik


Director of Research Analytics and Communications

Pallavi Eswara


Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

OVPR Unit and Departmental Leadership


James DeLattre


Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Office of Entrepreneurship & Commercialization

John Hanold


Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Dan Leri


Director, Innovation Park Office

Leslie J . Parent, MD

Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research
Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology, College of Medicine

Jim Taylor


Director, Office of Research Information Systems

Harl Tolbert

Assistant Vice President for Research
Director, Office of Technology Management

Candice A. "Candy" Yekel

Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Office for Research Protections