The University of Iowa

DSP Staff Directory

DSP Contacts for Grants
DSP Contacts for Agreements/Contracts
All DSP Staff

DSP Contacts for Grants

Sponsor: Federal Agency

Primary Contact(s)

Secondary Contact

NIH Lynn Hudachek
Carrie Damon
Dave Myers - thru 7/30/21
Daniel Benton
Erin Brothers
Jeanne Towell
Bethany Campbell Tvedt
Deidra Slough
Other HHS & PHS agencies (New)  (AHRQ, CDC, CMS, FDA, HRSA,  SAMHSA, etc.)

Lynn Hudachek
Carrie Damon
Dave Myers - thru 7/30/21

Daniel Benton
Erin Brothers
Jeanne Towell
Bethany Campbell Tvedt
Deidra Slough
Progress Reports for NIH & other HHS agencies (AHRQ, CDC,..)

Jeanne Towell
Archana Shah
Bethany Campbell Tvedt
Deidra Slough

All NIH Reviewers (see above)
NSF Jeanne Towell
Deidra Slough
Dave Myers - thru 7/30/21
Erin Brothers
DOD,  NASA Lynn Hudachek Deidra Slough
Bethany Campbell Tvedt
ED (U.S. Dept. of Education) Mary Blackwood Tracy Titus
DOE (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Carrie Damon
Erin Brothers
Jeanne Towell
DOJ Carrie Damon Erin Brothers
Jeanne Towell
DOT, DOL, EPA, NOAA, USGS, other misc. federal agencies not listed here Carrie Damon Erin Brothers
Jeanne Towell
USDA Carrie Damon Jeanne Towell
Dave Myers
DOS, USAID Mary Blackwood Tracy Titus
NEA, NEH Mary Blackwood Tracy Titus


Sponsor: Private Organizations

Primary Contact(s)

Secondary Contact

AHA Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus
Carrie Damon
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus
Carver Charitable Trust Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus
proposalCENTRAL Sponsors
(e.g., ACS, ALA, CFF, Komen, etc.)
Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus

March of Dimes Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus
Misc. Voluntary Health Organizations Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus

PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus
Private Foundations Mary Blackwood
Tracy Titus

DSP Contacts for Agreements/Contracts


Primary Contact

Secondary Contact

Clinical Trials
All UI Colleges/Departments Caitlin Flaherty
Kristen Stoll
Adwin Hesseltine
Emily Alward
Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson
  All Other Agreements
College of Business Kathie Gonzales  
College of Dentistry Kathie Gonzales  
College of Education    
College of Engineering
(includes CCAD, NADS & IIHR)
Joseph Gravert  
College of Law Kristen Stoll  
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(all departments except Physics)
Kathie Gonzales  
Physics Loren LeClair Joseph Gravert
College of Medicine    
Anatomy & Cell Biology Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Anesthesia Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Biochemistry Joseph Gravert Tyler Brodell
Cancer Center Kristen Stoll  
Cardiothoracic Surgery Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Center on Aging Caitlin Flaherty Tyler Brodell
Dermatology Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Emergency Medicine Kathie Gonzales Tyler Brodell
Family Medicine Caitlin Flaherty Tyler Brodell
Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Adwin Hesseltine  
Internal Medicine Caitlin Flaherty Tyler Brodell
Microbiology Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Neurology Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Neuroscience and Pharmacology Kathie Gonzales Tyler Brodell
Neurosurgery Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Obstetrics & Gynecology Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Ophthalmology Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Orthopaedics Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Otolaryngology Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Pathology   Tyler Brodell
Pediatrics   Tyler Brodell
Physical Therapy Diana Boeglin Tyler Brodell
Psychiatry Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Tyler Brodell
Radiation Oncology Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Radiology Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Surgery Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
Urology Kristen Stoll Tyler Brodell
College of Nursing Diana Boeglin Tyler Brodell
College of Pharmacy    
College of Public Health Diana Boeglin  
Graduate College Diana Boeglin  
Other Administrative Unit    
Broadcasting Services Kathie Gonzales  
CBB (Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson  
CDD (Center for Disabilities and Development) Diana Boeglin  
CGRER (Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research) Joseph Gravert  
Hancher Auditorium Caitlin Flaherty  
State Hygienic Laboratory Joseph Gravert Tyler Brodell
Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Kathie Gonzales  
Iowa Health & Disability Resource Center Joseph Gravert  
Office of State Archaeologist Tyler Brodell  
Public Policy Center Diana Boeglin  
RVAP Kathie Gonzales Mary Blackwood
UI Libraries Kathie Gonzales  
Division of Student Life Kathie Gonzales  

All DSP Staff

DSP Staff

  Area Code 319
Wendy Beaver Executive Director 335-2122
Lynn Hudachek Associate Director 335-3540
Jessica Boyle Associate Director 335-3203
Emily Alward Sponsored Research Specialist 467-4603
Daniel Benton Sponsored Research Specialist 467-1137
Mary Blackwood Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 335-3968
Diana Boeglin Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 335-9580
Jenni Boerm Sponsored Research Coordinator 467-1405
Tyler Brodell Sponsored Research Specialist 467-0697
Dylan Campbell Sponsored Research Associate 335-2176
Bethany Campbell Tvedt Sponsored Research Specialist 467-4164
Pat Cone-Fisher Compliance Specialist 335-3582
Nathan Cook Mgr., Acct & Financial Analysis 335 2127
Carrie Damon Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 335-0452
Karla Duwa Sponsored Research Associate 335-3055
Eric Ebner Sponsored Research Associate 467-0900
Caitlin Flaherty Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 335-2158
Kathie Gonzales Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 384-1289
Joseph Gravert Sponsored Research Specialist 467-4774
Adwin Hesseltine Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 384-3743
Grace Kautz Contracts Reviewer 467-4280
Loren LeClair Compliance Specialist 335-2120
Matthew Mauser Budget Reviewer 335-2123
Dave Myers Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 335-3709
Brooke Nuckolls Sponsored Research Associate 467-4289
Archana Shah Sponsored Research Coordinator 467-1650
Deidra Slough Sponsored Research Specialist 467-4173
Oliva Smith Research Support Specialist 335-3708
Michele Sperfslage Budget Reviewer 467-4168
Kristen Stoll Sponsored Research Specialist 467-0456
Tracy Titus Sr. Sponsored Research Specialist 335-3202
Jeanne Towell Sponsored Research Specialist 467-0342
Kellie Weilbrenner Lusson Sponsored Research Specialist 467-4775