WELCOME TO THE RESEARCH PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION OFFICE LOCATED AT HOMEWOOD!

RPA Contacts

University Research Projects Administration (RPA) serves as the university’s central research administration office.  RPA reports to the Vice Provost for Research and is headed by Holly A. Benze, Director, Research Projects Administration.

spacerRPA is comprised of four operations:

Sponsored Projects Administration, led by Holly Benze, Director, is responsible for pre-award and some post-award matters for the Whiting School of Engineering, the Carey Business School, the School of Education, the Peabody School of Music, the School of Advanced International Studies, as well as for all Centers and Institutes reporting through those schools or the Office of the Provost. 

spacerCompliance and Interdivisional Research Services, led by Mike Alexander, Compliance Officer is responsible for research compliance issues, for the coordination of interdivisional initiatives, and for security clearance administration.

spacerThe Export Control Office, under the direction of Frank Barker, Export Control Officer, oversees compliance with Departments of State, Commerce and Treasury regulations governing the export of technology, information and financial resources.

spacerThe Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS) under the leadership of Bob Taylor, Acting Director, maintains information systems related to Research Administration including COEUS and designs/develops reporting on the proposal and award processes.  It is the primary liaison with federal and private electronic processing systems such as grants.gov.

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Alexandra Albinak McKeown, MBA, JD
Associate Vice Provost for Research Administration

410-516-8444
amckeown@jhsph.edu

ADDRESS:
Johns Hopkins University Research Projects Administration
Suite W-400
Wyman Park Center
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
MAIN PHONE: 410-516-8668
FAX: 410-516-7775

SPONSORED PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION

HOLLY A. BENZE
Director
410-516-8634
hab@jhu.edu

  • Sponsored Projects Administration Team Lead
  • Contracts and Miscellaneous Agreements Management
  • Departmental Assignments


GAIL CUSIMANO
Grants Associate
410-516-4950
glm@jhu.edu


YAMESE DIGGS
Sponsored Projects Specialist
410-516-7156
ydiggs1@jhmi.edu


MARGE Dolly (formerly MARGE Trefill)
Assistant Director
410-516-4093 (ph)
mtrefill@jhu.edu


TOM MATTERN
Sponsored Projects Specialist
410-516-5256
tmatter1@jhu.edu


TAYLOR MOURING
Sponsored Projects Coordinator
410-516-3378
tmourin2@jhu.edu

  • Proposal Routing and Tracking
  • Coeus Data Entry and Updating
  • Data Management
  • Electronic Awards
  • Award Notifications

GENE RUTHERFORD
Contracts Associate
410-516-6762
gene@jhu.edu


ALISON WAMPLER
Contracts Associate
410-516-5281 (ph)
awampler@jhu.edu



 

COMPLIANCE AND INTERDIVISIONAL RESEARCH SERVICES

MICHAEL (MIKE) ALEXANDER
Security Compliance Officer
410-516-8734
malexander@jhu.edu
  • Interdivisional Research Services Team Lead
  • Interdivisional Initiatives / Peer Reviewed Research Programs
  • Research Compliance
  • Security Clearance Administration
  • Special Projects

JANET M. PALMER
Senior Administrative Coordinator
410-516-3295
jmp@jhu.edu

  • RPA Office Manager
  • APL Partnership Fund Coordinator
  • Assistant to Assoc. Vice Provost for Research Administration, Security Compliance Officer, and Export Controls Officer
  • IT and LAN Administration
  • Website Management

   

EXPORT CONTROLS OFFICE

FRANK W. BARKER
Export Controls Officer
410-516-0415
fwb@jhu.edu

  • Export Controls Training and Management
  • Compliance Counseling and Evaluation
  • Licensing and Liaising with federal government

THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEMS (ORIS)

ROBERT (BOB) TAYLOR
Director
410-516-4122
ret@jhu.edu

 

ELLEN MORTHOLE
Business Services Analyst
410-516-6838
emortho1@jhu.edu

 

REBECCA RIDDELL
Database Specialist
410-516-4588
rebeccar@jhu.edu

 

RONALD (RON) SCHULTZ
Business Services Analyst
410-516-8638
rschult7@jhu.edu

 

YINGDONG (EMILY) YUAN
Software Engineer
410-516-5416
yey@jhu.edu

 

OTHER UNIVERSITY CONTACTS IMPORTANT TO RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION
CONTROLLER'S OFFICE
Johns Hopkins at Keswick
3910 Keswick Road
Suite N5100
Baltimore, MD 21211
http://www.finance.jhu.edu/
LICENSING AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
100 N. Charles St., 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD  21201
410-516-8300(ph)
410-516-4411 (f)

http://techtransfer.jhu.edu/index.html

CARLEY EMERSON
Director
Institutional Review board for Human Subjects (IRB)
Homewood Campus
AMR 2 Room 003
410-516-4820
cemerson@jhu.edu

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT
Johns Hopkins Medicine
600 N. WOLFE ST.
Billing Administration 1290
Baltimore, MD 21287-1629
410-955-9213 (ph)
410-614-9981 (f)
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/hse/

JAMES B. AUMILLER
Sr. Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Whiting School of Engineering
Homewood Campus
Wyman Park Building, Room 484
410-516-4389 (ph)
jaumiller@jhu.edu

T.E. Schlesinger
Dean
Whiting School of Engineering
Homewood Campus
Wyman Park Building, Room 412
410-516-4050 (ph)
tschles4@jhu.edu