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

Julie C. Lumeng, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics 

Pediatric Research Office (PRO) 

Research Process Sr. Manager- Rebecca J. Youmans, MBA, CRA  
Contract & Grant Specialist - Kaitlyn Marshall  
Contract & Grant Specialist - Alfreda Fleming, MBA
Contract & Grant Specialist - Nancy Vanderkuyl
Administrative Specialist - Teri Behnke
Grants & Contracts Admin Assoc - William Messics  
Administrative Assistant - Akeiya Woods
Research Administrative Coordinator - Jacquelyn Torres  

Research Facilities 

Research Space Faculty Liaison - John J. LiPuma, M.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