The Ohio State University College of Medicine Office of Research supports faculty and staff as they develop proposals, conduct research, and develop plans for stimulating research growth and research career development. With experts in proposal development, grants administration, research strategy, research compliance, safety, lab management, and departmental affairs, the Office of Research is equipped to promote research and facilitate success in research endeavors at Ohio State's College of Medicine.

Our Leaders


Jeffrey Caterino, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical Research

Dr. Caterino is a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James and vice chair of research for the Department of Emergency Medicine, where one focus of his research is the diagnosis and risk stratification of cancer patients in the emergency department.

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Rebecca Jackson, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Director of The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Dr. Jackson is a leader in the research of women’s health, specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism disorders.

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Lorri Fowler, MBA

Executive Director, College of Medicine Office of Research

Lorri oversees the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology (PCB), Cancer Biology and Genetics (CBG), Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute (DHLRI), and the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research (IBMR). Responsibilities of the departments and institutes listed above include leadership, oversight and daily management of the following administrative areas: human resources, governance, finance, grants administration, clinical research compliance, facilities, continuing medical education, general administration, and academic affairs.

Dana Glenn

Director - Grants Management Office

Deanna Golden-Kreutz

Director - Clinical Trial Management Organization

Office of Research Staff

Rong An
Senior Tech Licensing Manager

Aditi Bhatiya
Assistant Director-Research Compliance

Amy Drake
Senior Business Systems Analyst

Sarah Falk
Director-Project Management

Evan Harker
Senior Research Analytics Specialist

Blake Harrison
Director-Facility Services

Brian Kennedy
Senior Research Analytics Specialist

Lisa Long
Finance Manager

Ron Louters
Biomedical Equipment Technician

Alana Mahley
Regulatory Manager

Andy Newland
Coordinator-Research Facilities

Shirley Ventresca
Clinical Research Auditor

Kaitlyn Vitek
Assistant Director-Research Strategy

Lora Wells
Assistant to Vice Dean for Research

Frank White
Director-Research Compliance

Tim Yulish
Director-Research Systems & Reporting



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