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Research Institute

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Research Institute is to support the research enterprise and to promote and support scientific discovery by providing the best quality service possible to our faculty, staff and students.

Goals and Objectives

  • Serve KUMC by promoting and operating at the highest level in providing a customer service environment, yet recognizing our fiduciary responsibility and upholding ethical standards.
  • Foster relationships among individual, multiple and consortium partnerships on behalf of KUMC researchers at the local, state, national and international biomedical research communities.
  • Foster relationships among our researchers and the technology transfer community, capitalizing on our discovery through research opportunities with the private sector.
  • Facilitate cooperative and productive research partnerships, both domestically and internationally among KUMC, KU-Lawrence, research centers and other bioscience organizations throughout the Kansas and the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
Contact Information

Research Institute Executive Staff
Kelly Robertson - Executive Assistant
(913) 588-5436

Richard J. Barohn, M.D. 
(913) 588-1698
Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Kansas Medical Center
President, University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute

Jamie Caldwell, M.B.A.
(913) 588-5436
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, KUMC
Executive Director, KUMC Research Institute

Kansas City Campus Physical Address:
4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Fairway, KS 66205

Mailing Address:
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Mailstop 1039
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: (913) 588-1261
Fax: (913) 588-3225

Wichita Campus
1010 North Kansas
Wichita KS 67214-3199
Phone: (316) 293-2617
Fax: (316) 293-2686

CRA Regulatory Management 
Jennifer Staley - Director
(913) 945-6683

Sponsored Programs Administration
Deborah Maloney - Director
913) 588-6570

CRA Budgets and Contracts
Ecy Bullock - Director
(913) 588-5763

Financial Services
Paul Toler - Director
(913) 588-5313

Research Contracts Office
Peter Griffith - Director
(913) 588-3082

Accounts Payable 
Ashlee Fishback - Controller
(913) 588-5749

Revenue and Fund Management
Ashlee Fishback - Controller
(913) 588-5749

Research Communications and Education
Mary Hindle - Director
(913) 588-1242

Last modified: Jun 11, 2019