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Administration Team


Khaled Machaca, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Research, Innovations and Commercialization
Khaled Machaca

Laith Abu-Raddad, PhD
Assistant Dean for Extramural Research Funding
Laith Abu-Raddad

Gabriel Ruiz
Director of Research Administration

Darius Walker, PhD
Associate Director Innovation and Commercialization

Katrina Talucod
Administrative Officer

Christine Ortega
Administrative Secretary

Dana Tholath
Administrative Secretary


Grants Team


Tembela Eweje
Associate Director Grants, Contracts and Research Training

Shafnas Kutty
Grants and Research Support Specialist


Research Compliance Team


Amal Robay, PhD
Director, Research Compliance

Dowser Alani
Research Compliance Officer

Manju Varguese
Manager, Institutional Review Board

Diana Makled
IRB Specialist

Wafa Sekkal Gherbi
Administrative Assistant, IRB

Tina Ruth Gonsalves
Research Compliance Coordinator


Operations Team


Asif Dawood
Associate Director, Research Operations

Corinne Ghosn
Assistant Director, Business Operations

Fatima Fakhroo
Research Business Analyst

Lamis Mammu
Business Administrator

Maya Dib
Business Administrator

Harald Moubarak
Laboratory Manager

Rex Robles
Lab Assistant


Training and Outreach Team


Tembela Eweje
Associate Director Grants, Contracts and Research Training

Diana Jubeily, MPH
Program and Events Coordinator

Christy Pope
Senior Research Training Specialist

Rouda Al-Qahtani
Research Training Assistant