Research Faculty & Staff

Visionary leadership at MSM recognized the critical importance of initiating programs in primary care more than two decades ago, and developed an effective educational and care delivery framework to serve the underserved in urban and rural areas. As MSM has matured in its development, it is prepared to provide the same dedication to excellence and leadership in research focused on the health of minority populations, as it has manifested in clinical care and education.

One of our primary institutional priorities is to develop a critical mass of biomedical, bio-behavioral and clinical investigators who are capable of training future physicians and health. It is critical to our educational mission to provide our medical students, graduate students and clinical trainees with faculty role models pursuing state-of-the-art research. Moreover, it is our educational philosophy that academic health centers that care for the underserved must play a leadership role in translational research that brings advances in basic science and clinical medicine to these special populations.

At the center of it all is growth in leadership, research infrastructure, research training and talented, dedicated faculty and staff.

Sponsored Research Administration
Research Wing, 131
Phone: (404) 752-1768
Fax: (404) 752-1103


Name Phone Email Title
Alexander, Suzanne (404) 752-1716 Division Administrator
Alexander, Pamela L. (404) 752-8869 Core Administrator
Banks, Lisa L. (404) 752-1768 Administrative Assistant II
Bennett, Erin (404) 756-8913 Research Administrator II
Broadus, Cassandra R. (404) 752-1950 Administrative Assistant
Cray, Joyce (404) 752-1617 Research Administrator II
Fears, Kalyndria T. (404) 752-1796 Administrative Assistant II
Harris-Hooker, Sandra, PhD (404) 752-1725 Interim Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
VP & Sr. Assistant Dean, Research Affairs
Jones, Harry M. (404) 752-5783 Institutional Safety Officer
Lillard, James W., PhD, MBA (404) 752-1863 Associate Dean, Research
Mack, Idelir Dale H. (404) 756-1281 Radiation Safety Officer
McMichael, Jr., Waverly (404) 752-1615 Database/Systems Administrator II
Osborne, Caloria N. (404) 752-1646 Administrative Assistant II
Raiford, Beatrice (404) 752-1634 Research Administrator III
Ramsey-Tookes, Carri L. (404) 752-1157 Program Assistant II
Smith, John C. (404) 752-1973 Research Compliance Manager
Wimes, Angela D. (404) 752-1576 Manager/INF Services & Editor
Winfield, Patricia (404) 752-1973 Administrative Secretary
Wu, Yuehao (404) 752-1586 Program Manager