Clinical Trials Office Staff


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Ron Lewis, MD

CTO Medical Director
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Mary Anne Park, RN, MSN, CCRC

 Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery & Neurology Manager, Clinical Trials Office 
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Lillian Samundsen

Clinical & Translational Sciences/CTO Finance Manager
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Jennifer Adams, BBA

Business Operations Specialist
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Kanishtha Agarwal, MPH

Research Assistant Pediatric Neurology Studies
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Peggy Best, RN, BSN, CCRC

Research Nurse Clinician  Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Trauma Studies
706-721-9546
pbest@augusta.edu
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Kori Williams, BS

Research Assistant Neurology Stroke and Neurosurgery Studies
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Michelle Collins, LPN, CCRC

Research Support  Assistant Pediatric Neurology Studies
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Mutsa Seremwe

Research Associate Biorepository and Urologic Center Studies 
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Sean Patrick Prince

Research Associate Biorepository and Bariatric Center of Excellence Database 
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Charlotte Gavalas, BA 

Research Associate  Orthopedic Surgery, Unfunded/Departmental Funded Studies 
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Kit Guinan, BS, BA, ARDMS

Research Manager  Regulatory Submissions, and OB/GYN Ultrasonography 
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Linda Jones, RN, BSN

Research Nurse Clinician  Anesthesia, Pulmonary, Radiology, and GI Medicine Studies
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Julia Jordan, RN, BSN

Research Nurse Clinician   Anesthesia, Biorepository, Cardiology, Orthopedic and Vascular Surgery Studies
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Julie Miller, LPN

Research Assistant   OB/GYN Studies
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Tracy Miller, BHS, MLT (ASCP)

Research Assistant  Nephrology, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, and Trauma Studies
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Kimberly Hekl, RN

Research Nurse Clinician  Neonatology, Pediatric ID, and Rheumatology Studies 
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Danielle Crethers

Research Associate  Pediatric CT Surgery Studies
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Sara Smith, RN

Nurse Clinician 
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Ijeoma Azih, MBBS 

Senior Research Associate  Biorepository 
 706-721-0193
iazih@augusta.edu  
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Patty Ray, Ph.D. 

Research Associate  Adult & Pediatric Neurology Studies
706-721-6260 
paray@augusta.edu 
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Sunil Halder, PhD

Research Associate  Otolaryngology and Trauma Studies 
706-721-4328 
shalder@augusta.edu 
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Carol Smith, RN, CCRC 

Research Nurse Clinician  Cardiology Studies
706-721-9680 
csmith@augusta.edu 
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Heidi Stapp, RN, BSN 

Research Nurse Clinician  Pediatric: CF Center, Pulmonology, and Rheumatology Studies 
706-721-7699 
hstapp@augusta.edu 
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Nancy Starnes, RN, BSN 

Research Nurse Clinician  Pediatric Neurology Studies 
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Torri Blackmon, BS

Research Associate  Pediatric Neurology Studies 
706-721-9680  
tblackm2@augusta.edu  
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Brittney Chubb, MPH

Research Associate  Pediatric Neurology Studies
706-721-9680 
bchubb@augusta.edu  
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Andy Laserna

Research Associate  OB/GYN Studies
Leigh Anne Ogden, RN

Research Nurse Clinician  OB/GYN Studies
706-721-9680
logden@augusta.edu