Research Support Services

Pediatric Research Office (PRO)

Main phone: (734) 615-1740
Email: pedsresearch@umich.edu
Office Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Associate Chair for Research

David P. Olson, MD, PhD
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 Process Sr. Manager- Rebecca J. Youmans, MBA, CRA  
Research Administrator Lead - Kaitlyn Marshall  
Research Administrator Senior - Alfreda Fleming, MBA
Research Administrator Senior - Nancy Vanderkuyl
Administrative Specialist - Teri Behnke
Research Administrator Lead - Jacquelyn Torres
Research Administration Assistant - Akeiya Woods

Research Facilities 

Research Space Faculty Liaison - John J. LiPuma, MD
Facilities Coordinator/Manager - Tracy Dennis  
Director, Pediatric Core Equipment Facility - Linda Kalikin, PhD  

Our Services

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