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For questions regarding research news or events at UNMC, please contact the Department of Strategic Communications, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., (402) 559-4353.

Vice Chancellor for Research

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Jennifer Larsen, MD
Vice Chancellor for Research
402-559-4837
Support Staff: Jodi Jamison
 
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Pamela S. Welch, BS
Director, Business Operations
402-559-4837

Associate Vice Chancellors for Research

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Kenneth Bayles, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Basic Science Research
402-559-4945
Support Staff: Sarah McKee
 
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Christopher Kratochvil, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
402-559-8490
Support Staff: Tina Hovorka

Assistant Vice Chancellors for Research

Bruce Gordon, MD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Regulatory Affairs
402-559-6463
 
 
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Tess Kuenstling, PhD, MBA, PMP
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Resources
402-559-6162
Support Staff: Deb Hawkins
  
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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
402-559-7164
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Support Staff: Glenda Cole

Research Resources

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Thelma Williams Parks, BA
Manager, Core Finance
402-559-6909
 
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Julie Sommer, MS
Research Facilities Planner II
402-559-3231
 
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Dorene Scheffel
Research Resources Project Coordinator
402-559-3004

Research Analytics

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James Geiger, MA
Manager, Research Data Analytics
402-559-4565
   
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Jack Noecker, BA
Research Data Specialist I
402-559-6970

Research Communications

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Max Kuenstling, MS
Director, Research Programs & Communications
402-559-6990
 
 
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Allegra Hardin, MA
Research Communications Specialist
402-552-3315
 
 
Hayley Jurek, MA
Research Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator
402-559-8439

Finance

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Veronica Jones, BS, MBA
Director, Finance
402-559-5635
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Celeste Lim
Assistant Director, Finance
402-559-6803
 
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Tisha Walker, AS
Accountant I
402-552-6190
 
Matthew Rojas, BSBA
Financial Grants Analyst
402-559-5635
 
 

Genevieve Quenum, MPA
Finance and Grants Coordinator
402-559-8423
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Administrative Support

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Deborah Hawkins
Administrative/Business Operations Associate
402-559-8444
 
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Tina Hovorka
Administrative Associate II
402-559-6704
 
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Jodi Jamison
Office Associate II
402-559-8490
 
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Glenda Cole
Office Associate I
402-559-3848
 
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Sarah McKee
Administrative Associate
402-554-2286