Pattie Council, MSCI, CRA
Pattie primarily assists faculty in preparing and assembling grant proposals/contracts in compliance with sponsor, VUMC, and federal guidelines. In addition, she interacts with other departments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, and administration of grant proposals. As a certified research administrator (CRA), Pattie possesses a comprehensive knowledge of best practices in sponsored research administration. She also monitors terms and agreements of grant awards for compliance and is our department's primary contact for FDA and VA Interagency Personnel Agreements (IPAs) and VU Employee Service Agreements (ESAs).