Post-Award Office

The department's Post-Award staff provide administrative and operational support on an extensive portfolio of basic, translational, and clinical trial studies. They are responsible for overseeing the research grant life cycle process with special emphasis on the accurate reporting of financial expenditures, the implementation of standardized financial practices to ensure regulatory compliance, and facilitating an operational synergy between physicians, clinical research coordinators, and financial management staff.

Examples of post-award support include: 

  • Assist SPA in addressing post-award issues with the NIH
  • Act as a final point of contact with departmental faculty and research staff relating to post-award activity including post-award administration  of sponsored accounts and interaction with federal sponsors
  • Provide post-award coverage for divisions who do not have assigned sponsored support
  • Provided monthly financial reports to PIs
  • Meet quarterly with PIs to review financial and operational issues


Post-Award Office Staff & Areas of Assignment:  


Point of Contact Areas of Assignment
Ashlee Brownell, Post Award Lead, Given D305, 656-9616Immunobiology, Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Hematology Oncology
Marlene Frank, Post Award Manager, Given D305, 656-8953Cardiology, Endocrine, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospitalist Medicine, Dermatology, and Quality
Julia Cornell, Post Award Manager, Given D305, 656-3506Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


Clinical Trials Administration

Monthly Financial Report Tutorial (Under Development)