Research Administration Service (RAS) Team

The Research Administrative Service staff are dedicated to providing a high level of customer service to support Emory Department of Medicine faculty in the management of their research portfolio. The team, led by Senior Director Nancy Jenkins, is divided into a pre-award team and a post award team.

RAS Director

Nancy Jenkins

Nancy Jenkins joins the Emory University Department of Medicine RAS team with deep research administration experience from several academic and healthcare organizations, including the Duke Cancer Institute, Elon University, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Nancy came to Emory directly from the City of Hope in California, where she held the position of Director, Research Finance. Nancy holds a BS in Business Administration/Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the Society of Research Administration and NCURA.

To contact Nancy, please email her at nancy.j.jenkins@emory.edu or call 404-727-4230.

Pre-Award Team Members and Responsiblities

The Pre-Award Team’s duties include, but are not limited to development, preparation and submission of grants, clinical trials, and contracts proposals for the Department of Medicine. They ensure that all applications meet agency and university guidelines. They also ensure that proposals are entered and routed in a timely manner, and assist principal investigators in preparing the budget and budget justification to ensure consistency with the sponsor. Contact the Pre-Award team at domraspreaward@emory.edu.

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Jill Allen
Pre-Award Lead
404-712-2743
jsalle3@emory.edu
Vaneita Adams
Pre-Award
404-712-1429
vadams2@emory.edu
Ashley Gorham
Pre-Award
404-712-1034
adgorha@emory.edu
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Amy Hurst
Pre-Award
404-727-8386
amy.hurst@emory.edu
Lawrence Rapier II
Pre-Award
(404) 712-4054
lrapierii@emory.edu
 

Post-Award Team Members and Responsibilities

The Post-Award Team works with principal investigators at the Emory Department of Medicine in administering their sponsored projects, ensuring that all financial requirements and regulatory documents are completed.  The team also provides an in-depth analysis of the investigator’s awards, including expenditure reports and projections of future spending rates. Lastly, the team works with division administrators to ensure that effort requirements are met. Contact the Pre-Award team at domraspostaward@emory.edu.
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Mandi Blochberger
Post-Award Lead
404-712-5963
Matanat Abadzade
Post-Award
404-778-4454
Kathy Arnold
Post-Award
404-727-4552
kbuttsa@emory.edu
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Tracey Griffin 
Post-Award
404-712-0613

Christopher Martin
Post-Award
404-727-1748
cfmarti@emory.edu
Tarrance Malone
Post-Award
tmalon2@emory.edu
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Andrew Harrison
Clinical Trials Post-Award
acharr6@emory.edu
Toussaint Hill III
Julia Anderson
julia.anderson@emory.edu 

 

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Michelle Greene
mvgreen@emory.edu

Kristi Godbolt
Post-award
KRGODBO@emory.edu

Robyn Hills
 
 robyn.hills@emory.edu

  
Cheryl Rollerson
Post-award
cvrolle@emory.edu

Visit the RAS team

The Emory Department of Medicine RAS team is located in the Woodruff Memorial Research Building.

Woodruff Memorial Research Building (WMB)
1639 Pierce Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
2nd floor
Rooms 2001 through 2009