Research Support Services

Pediatric Research Office (PRO)

Main phone: (734) 615-1740
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Associate Chair for Research

David P. Olson, M.D., Ph.D.
David Murray Cowie M.D. Research Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Pediatric Research Office (PRO) 

Research Administration Sr. Manager - Rebecca J. Youmans, MBA, CRA  
Research Administration Supervisor - Kaitlyn Marshall  
Research Administrator Senior - Alfreda Fleming, MBA
Research Administrator Senior - Nancy Vanderkuyl, MA
Research Administrator Senior - Steffenie Merillat
Research Administrator Senior - Evan Clark
Research Administrator Intermediate - Cathy Mizgerd
Administrative Specialist Senior Health - Teri Behnke
Research Administration Assistant - Akeiya Woods

Research Facilities 

Research Space Faculty Liaison - David Olson, M.D., Ph.D.
Facilities Coordinator/Manager - Tracy Dennis  
Director, Pediatric Core Equipment Facility - Linda Kalikin, Ph.D.  

Our Services

  • Proposal development and preparation
  • Proposal documents (ie. Biosketches, Other Support pages, etc.)
  • Research portfolio consultations
  • Finding funding opportunities
  • Award management; progress reports