Director, Sponsored Programs Administration

Madison Gray, J.D., C.R.A, C.P.R.A.

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Madison Gray joined UNMC as the new Director, Sponsored Programs Administration in December 2019.  She came to UNMC after 6 years of service as an Associate Director of Sponsored Programs at Emory University in Atlanta.  Her experience at Emory built upon a previous 9 years of service in the central-level offices of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and then Vanderbilt University.  She is both a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) and a Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator (CPRA).  Madison is a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI), the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), and the National Contract Management Association (NCMA).  In the past, she has served on the Editorial Advisory Board for Report on Research Compliance, a publication featuring news and analysis for colleges, universities and teaching hospitals.

Madison holds a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University Law School located in Nashville, TN and a B.A. with Honors in Biology from Salem College, a women’s college located in Winston-Salem, NC.  She has also completed graduate coursework in Higher Education Administration (Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University) and Divinity (Candler School of Theology, Emory University).  An active member of the volunteer community, Madison has served on a number of nonprofit boards over the years.

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