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Megan BeVier

Assistant to the Chair


Location: 250F Lincoln Tower
Phone: (614) 685-4685



Megan BeVier is the Assistant to the Chair, Dr. Lang Li. Megan's responsibilities include the oversight of all communication from the Chair's office, assistance with recruiting, and organization of department front office. Megan has over 14 years of experience facilitating  and encouraging research at OSU and specializes in collaboration. Megan received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and has received many awards for her work and contribution to the University.

 

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Anita Bratcher

Assistant to the Vice Chair


Location: 250K Lincoln Tower
Phone: (614) 293-6899




Anita is the Assistant to the Vice Chair, Dr. Soledad Fernandez and  Dr. John Bridges, Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Surgery. Anita’s responsibilities include calendar management, maintaining collaborative scheduling efforts between BMI, the Center for Biostatistics, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, coordinating logistics for the external seminar speakers, assisting as backup for the Assistant to the Chair, as well as other administrative functions in the department.  Anita most recently worked at LBrands with the Mast Global team, and prior to that she has 15 years of service at the university in various roles.  She received her Master’s degree from OSU Fisher College of Business in 2011.

 

 

Judith Buster
Department Administrator


Location: 250L Lincoln Tower​
Phone: (614) 688-6764
Email: Judith.Buster@osumc.edu



Judith has been with the department since  2012. As Department Administrator, Judith manages the administrative team as a whole. She also takes part in numerous departmental planning strategies, such as budget planning, policy development, and faculty recruitment. Judith received her undergraduate degree from Miami University and has been essential to the evolution of the department’s vision.​


 

​Gabrielle Kokanos​, MA

Education Program Manager


Phone: (614) 685-9231



Gabrielle has been with the department since 2014. As Education Program Manager, she serves as the primary point of contact for all education-related activities in our department, including all BMI courses, biomedical informatics masters programs, the  online certificate program, the biomedical informatics summer internship program, and many others. She manages the hiring process for trainees, postdoctoral scientists, and visiting scholars. Gabrielle plans departmental events that are educational, operational, or research-oriented in nature, including training workshops, research seminars and journal clubs, and departmental retreats. Students wanting more information about our Department's educational initiatives should contact Gabrielle via BMI.Education@osumc.edu or visit the education page for more details.



 

Mikayla McCormic

Service Line Coordinator


Phone: (614)293-0074

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mikayla joined the BMI admin team in 2017. As service line coordinator, Mikayla's main role is managing the intake of new projects and maintaining MOUs, SOWs, and PSAs for the department. She also curates the department website and promotes BMI-related events through multiple media outlets. Mikayla received her undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University in 2015 and has worked for OSU since then.


  

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David Morelli

Fiscal Associate​


Phone: (614)685-2208
 





David has been a part of the Department of Biomedical Informatics since 2017. He processes travel requests, reimbursements, invoices, and many other fiscal resources for the department as well as its supporting entities, including the Bioinformatics Shared Service, Center for Biostatistics, and Informatics Research & Development (Research Informatics Services, Software Engineering, and IHIS for Research). David has worked for the university for 21 years in numerous departments, including the College of Engineering’s Research Operations. 
  

 
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