Office of Research Administration (ORA) Staff

  • Deborah L. Smith, Ed.D.
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
    dsmith@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-4823
    Fax: (901) 448-7600
  • Virginia (Ginny) Geer
    Manager
    vgeer@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-1668
    Fax: (901) 448-7600
  • Jacqueline (Jackie) Easley
    Coordinator II
    jfountai@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-4188
    Fax: (901) 448-7600

Research Contracts

  • Trenton Pitts, J.D.
    Associate Director - all contracts except MTAs
    tpitts6@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-3303
    Fax: (901) 448-3943
  • Monica Campbell
    Grants and Contracts Specialist - subawards, research contracts, MTAs
    morange@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-5587
    Fax: (901) 448-7600
  • Ruthie Ruston
    Grants and Contracts Specialist - CDAs, clinical trial agreements, and close-outs
    rruston@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-3126
    Fax: (901) 448-3943
  • Margaret Everett
    Sponsored Program Administrator - Material Transfer Agreements
    mevere10@uthsc.edu
    (901) 448-2307
    Fax: (901) 448-7600