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For questions regarding research news or events at UNMC please contact Public Relations:
 
(402) 559-4353, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Vice Chancellor for Research

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Jennifer Larsen, MD
Vice Chancellor
402-559-4837
 
 
Pamela S. Welch, BS
Administrator to the Vice Chancellor
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
 

Research Resources

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Tess Kuenstling, PhD, MBA, PMP
Director, Research Resources
402-559-6162
Support Staff: Deb Hawkins
 
 
Linda Wilkie, BS, VT
Director, Core Operations
Institutional Research Analyst
Operations Director, Nebraska Biobank
402-559-7649
 
 
Max Kuenstling, MS
Research Programs & Communications Manager
402-559-6990
 
 
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Julie Sommer, MS
Research Resources Manager
402-559-3231
 
 
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James Geiger, MA
Research Data Specialist
402-559-4565
 

Administrative Support

Deborah Hawkins
Administrative Associate
402-559-8444
 
 
Tina Hovorka
Administrative Associate
402-559-6704
 
 
Sarah McKee
Staff Associate
402-554-2286
 
 
Jodi Jamison
Office Associate
402-559-8490
 

Accounting

Veronica Jones, BS, MBA
Finance Director
 
 
Thelma Williams Parks, BA
Accountant
402-559-6909
 
 
Celeste Lim
Finance & Grants Coordinator
402-559-6803
 
 
Tiffany Bellows, BA
Finance & Grants Coordinator
402-559-6190