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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 

 Kevin Cheatham         

 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
 Financial Analyst

Aresha Hilliard   

Aresha Hilliard
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




  • Gordon R. Bernard, M.D.

    Executive Vice President for Research
    Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences
  • David J. Calkins, Ph.D.

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

    Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation
  • Tina Hartert, M.D.

    Vice President for Translational Science
  • Katherine E. Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D.

    Vice President for Research Integration
    Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Scientist Development
  • Jennifer A. Pietenpol, Ph.D.

    Chief Scientific and Strategy Officer
    Executive Vice President for Research


  • Todd W. Rice, M.D.

    Vice President for Clinical Trial Innovation and Operations
  • Russell L. Rothman, M.D.

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

    Senior Vice President for Clinical Research