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Research and development contacts

Find contact information for VAPHS research and development staff.

Office location

Research and Development Office
Research Office Building #30, Mail Code 151
University Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15240

Fax
412-360-2377

Administration

Steven H. Graham, MD, PhD
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development (ACOS/R&D)
412-360-2914

Franca Cambi, MD, PhD
Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development
412-360-2367

Janelle Altman
Business Manager for Research and Development
412-360-2387

Kathy Parks
Administrative Officer for Research
412-360-2396

Office

Kristin Dimond
IRB 2 Coordinator
412-360-2394

Specialties: IRB submissions, IRB correspondence

Curtis Katz
Budget Analyst
412-360-2392

Specialties: Orders, accounts, and budgets

Kristy Kralik
IRB Administrator
412-360-2841

Specialties: Regulatory procedures and IRB submissions

Claire Raible
Research Education & Policy Specialist
412-360-2234

Specialties: Investigator and coordinator education, research outreach, and public relations

Stephanie Partee
Program Support Specialist/RSEC Coordinator
412-360-2386

Specialties: Research Scientific Evaluation Committee (RSEC), work orders and travel, publications, personnel/training/credentialing, without compensation (WOC) paperwork, and the R&D committee. 

Dana Roolf
Biosafety Officer
412-360-2842

Specialties: Chemical matrix and biosafety concerns 

Elizabeth Toth
IBC/IACUC/Scientific Review Coordinator
412-360-2382

Specialties: Grant submissions, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Amy Tomko
Budget Technician
412-360-2380

Specialties: IRB submissions and correspondence

Rachel Samuels
IRB 1 Coordinator
412-360-2384

Specialties: Supply orders and study participant compensation

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