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For more information:

The Office of Research does not provide information about patient appointments, treatment, patient records and billing, or physician referrals.  


For other inquiries, please contact a member of the Office of Research team:





Susan Meyn
Associate Vice President for Research Resources
Senior Director, Office of Research


 Amy Martinez     

 Amy Martinez, Ph.D.​ 
 Lead Program Officer


Katelyn Poole     

Katelyn Poole, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager

Andrea Holferty

Andrea Holferty
Program Manager

 Jessie Pirtle 

 Jessie Pirtle
 Assistant Director, OOR Research   Finances & Systems  
 Administrator, Core Pod 4 

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 Kevin Cheatham
 Assistant Director for OOR Shared   Resources, Centers, and Institutes
 Administrative Officer, Core Pod 1

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Laura Elgin
Administrative Officer
Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science

 Alisa Escue     

 Alisa Escue
 Administrative Officer, Core Pod 3

 Arieanna Harris     

 Arieanna Harris
 Senior Financial Analyst

Aresha Hilliard   

Aresha Hilliard
Senior Financial Analyst

Jennifer Canning

Jennifer Canning
Project Manager

Julie Crocco             

Julie Crocco
Senior Administrative Assistant

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Russelle Bradbury
Program Manager, Brock Family Center for Applied Innovation




  • Clint Brown, M.B.A.

    Associate Vice President for Sponsored Research
  • David Calkins, Ph.D.

    Vice President for Research
  • Peter Embi, M.D.

    Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation
  • Paul Harris, Ph.D.

    Vice President for Research Informatics
  • Kenneth Holroyd, M.D., M.B.A.

    Vice President for Technology Transfer
  • Susan Meyn

    Associate Vice President for Research Resources
  • Travis Osterman, D.O., M.S.

    Vice President for Research Informatics
  • Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D.

    Chief Scientific and Strategy Officer
    Executive Vice President for Research


  • Russell Rothman, M.D.

    Senior Vice President for Population Health Research
  • Wesley Self, M.D., M.P.H.

    Senior Vice President for Clinical Research