Research Administration & Grant Management

Directors

Research Director
Leslie Kennedy
l-kenn@umn.edu
(612) 624-0164
168 VCRC

Clinical Research Director
Sara Eischen
bengt008@umn.edu
(612) 625-8440
164 VCRC

Research Grant Administrators

Administrator Assigned to Division, Institute and/or Hospital 

Amy Breigenzer
breig007@umn.edu

  • General Internal Medicine

  • Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

  • Nephrology & Hypertension

  • Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases

Erin Brudvik
erinb@umn.edu
 

  • Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Octavian Cornea
corne018@umn.edu
(612) 626-2515
171-7 VCRC

  • Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation

Natalie Dinki
dinki009@umn.edu
(612) 625-6970
171-14 VCRC

  • Cardiovascular
Monica Farah
fara0032@umn.edu
(612) 626-0620
171-5 VCRC
  • Center for Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Translational Research
  • Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

FY2023 Fringe Benefit Rates

FY23 Fringe Benefit Rates

  • Academic – 36.8%
  • Civil Service/Bargaining Units – 32.0%
  • Post Doc with UPlan Health – 25.7%
  • Graduate with GA Health – 24.1% + $21.69/hr
  • Trades/Partial Benefits – 8.3%

General Information

P: (612) 624-0164
F: (612) 626-3107

Mailing Address
Research Grants Administration
Department of Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 194
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Physical Address 
Research Grants Administration
Department of Medicine
401 East River Parkway
VCRC Suite 131
Minneapolis MN 55455

Finance Manager

Kris Meyer
meyer149@umn.edu
(612) 626-0927
175 VCRC

Grant Coordinators by Division

Cardiovascular
Natalie Dinki | (612) 625-6970

Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Translational Research
Monica Farah | (612) 626-0620

Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Monica Farah | (612) 626-0620

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Monica Farah | (612) 626-0620

General Internal Medicine
Amy Breigenzer

Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Octavian Cornea | (612) 626-2515

Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Erin Brudvik

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Amy Breigenzer

Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Amy Breigenzer

Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases
Amy Breigenzer

 

Research Compliance & Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities for Faculty & Staff