Welcome to the Division of Research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The various offices in the Division of Research include:

  • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

    – Lawrence Cornett, Ph.D., Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
    – Linda D. Williams, M.S., Research Liaison
    – Jimie Jarry, Executive Assistant
    – Caroline Miller-Robinson, Financial Officer
    – Janice L. Rhodes, Building Manager, Biomedical Research Bldgs. I & II

  • BioVentures

    – Nancy Gray, Ph.D., Director
    – Teresa Shaddock, Associate Director – Operations
    – Joe Underwood, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Director – Licensing
    – Alison Gill – Project Specialist

  • DLAM

    – Mildred Randolph, D.V.M.
    – John D. Lowery, D.V.M., Assistant Director
    – Christy Bekkevold, D.V.M., Assistant Director
    – Pat Crittenden, Business Manager


    – Bill Gurley, Ph.D., Director
    – Kerrey Roberto, Administrator

  • Institutional Review Board

    – Jennifer Holland, J.D., Director
    – Beth Scanlan, M.A.P., Assistant Director

  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

    – Suzanne Alstadt, DPA, CRA, Director

  • Office of Research Information Systems

    – Rebecca Nickleson, CRA, Director

  • Office of Research Regulatory Affairs

    – Tom Wells, M.D., Director

  • Office of Sponsored Programs Administrative Network

    – Renee Raines, CRA, Director