Research Administration

 



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Morgan Amos
Research Administrator

Mr. Amos' primary role is to promote, coordinate, facilitate, and manage research projects and grants within the Department of Radiology.  Mr. Amos has 10 years of administrative, clinical, and research experience in the health care field including grants management. Mr. Amos is responsible for strategic planning, analysis/forecasting/budgeting, oversight, legal documentation, formal agreements, international and domestic projects administration and management.  In research, Mr. Amos managed numerous contracts and sponsored research grants, including those from NIH, HRSA, and the State of Alabama.  Mr. Amos is also a graduate student in the UAB Department of Government’s Master of Public Administration program.

jamos@uabmc.edu | 205-996-9417 | GSB 366E

 

 


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Brandi Barger, BSRT (R)(CT)
Research Imaging Coordinator

Ms. Barger is responsible for coordinating and organizing clinical radiological care provided in connection with various research efforts. She works with Investigators to develop study protocols and facilitates the appropriate training of professional level employees functioning in lead or manager capacity both on and off campus. Ms. Barger’s responsibilities extend to quality and pricing of numerous of Radiology related activities. Her 10 years of clinical experience allows her to serve as a liaison within the Radiology department.

bbarger@uabmc.edu | 205-996-5387 | GSB 366C



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Bethany Christolear, B.S.
Financial Associate

As a member of the Financial Staff, Ms. Christolear is responsible for coordinating monthly billing for metrics, image transfers, tech time, phantom scans and other study related charges.  Ms. Christolear also assists in grant application submissions; routes necessary grant documents to OSP; and processes department payments and supply orders.   In addition, she assists Ms. Yearout in managing and training the work study students.


bchristolear@uabmc.edu | 205-975-5021 | GSB 366


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Dena Hendrix
Tumor Metrics Coordinator


dhendrix@uabmc.edu | 205-934-6504


   
  Ben Holtkamp
Financial Officer III
holtkamp Mr. Holtkamp is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the research office and assists the Program Director as needed.  He manages the financial records for all grants, contracts and industry studies for the Radiology faculty. He generates information for effort reporting related to sponsored projects along with the research incentive plans for the clinical faculty, scientists and physician scientists.  He assists faculty with grant submissions and is responsible for post-award monitoring, reporting and progress reports.  Mr. Holtkamp has over 13 years of experience at UAB in the research community.

bholtkamp@uabmc.edu | 205-996-5398 | GSB 366F

 

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Stefanie Robinson
Program Coordinator I

The Primary Coordinator is the first point of contact for the investigators and sponsors on a clinical trial study.  Ms. Robinson is responsible for coordinating and organizing clinical patient care for the Department of Radiology.  Ms. Robinson is a Program Coordinator who follows the patient from referral through treatment, discharge and follow-up, providing patient and family education and maintaining records, records review of medical records, and documentation.  Ms. Robinson will coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with established research parameters.  Ms. Robinson recruits and enrolls suitable candidates to ensure that required documentation is collected and processed while providing basic background and education to participants.

 

syrobinson@uabmc.edu | 205-934-6499 | GSB 361




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Aimee Rountree-Sullen
Program Coordinator II

As the regulatory coordinator, I coordinate and expedite new protocols as well as study renewals. Work closely with the radiology doctors, sponsors, FDA and the IRB to ensure new projects are approved in a timely manner and active studies remain in good standing. Clinical trials are generated through our office for eventual submission to the Western IRB (WIRB).

arsullen@uabmc.edu  |  205-934-6504  |  GSB 361

 

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 Marianne Vetrano, R.N.
Research Nurse Coordinator

The Primary Coordinator is the first point of contact for the investigators and sponsors on a clinical trial study.  Ms. Vetrano is responsible for coordinating and organizing clinical patient care for the Department of Radiology.  Ms. Vetrano is a Clinical Research Nurse who follows the patient from referral through treatment, discharge and follow-up, providing patient and family education and maintaining records, records review of medical records, and documentation.  Ms. Vetrano will coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with established research parameters.  Ms. Vetrano recruits and enrolls suitable candidates to ensure that required documentation is collected and processed while providing basic background and education to participants.

mvetrano@uabmc.edu | 205-934-4080 | GSB 361



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Haley Witte, RT (R)(CT)
Research Imaging Coordinator

Ms. Witte’s is responsible for coordinating and organizing clinical radiological care provided in connection with various research efforts. She works with Investigators to develop study protocols and facilitates the appropriate training of professional level employees functioning in lead or manager capacity both on and off campus. Ms. Witte’s responsibilities extend to quality and pricing of numerous Radiology related activities. Her 10 years of clinical experience allows her to serve as a liaison within the Radiology department.

hwitte@uabmc.edu | 205-996-9973 | GSB 366B


 

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 Karen Yearout, B.S.
Financial Officer I

Ms. Yearout coordinates and supervises billing for Radiology Research including billing metrics, image transfers, tech time, and phantom scans for research studies.  She is responsible for payouts to UAB Hospital, TKC, and other entities involved with research orderables.  Ms. Yearout compiles supplemental payouts to research faculty for metric reads.  She assists faculty with grant applications and progress reports.  She also supervises the work study students in Radiology Research.  Ms. Yearout has 10 years of experience at UAB.

kginter@uabmc.edu | 205-975-8336 | GSB 366D