Office of Research

Research is the engine that drives advances in health and health care.

The Keck School’s Office of Research provides leadership and resources to develop and support cutting edge research, from bench to bedside to community, across the Keck School and with collaborators across USC. We also provide outstanding opportunities in research training and career development to keep our talent pool strong.”

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Thomas A. Buchanan, MD, Vice Dean for Research

About the Office of the Vice Dean

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The Keck School’s Office of Research is implementing the School’s strategic plan for research. The office promotes and coordinates research activities across the enterprise and provides services to support the efforts of the faculty.

Need Help?

Contact Office of Research
(323) 442-2605

Rene Pak
Director of Operations
(323) 442-1899

Julena Lind
Administrative Director
(323) 442-2169

Contact Us

Meet our team

Basic Sciences Administration

Director, Research Administration
Oversees administration and provides business support
(323) 442-3568
janet.stoeckert@usc.edu
Associate Research Administrative Director
Provides assistance with pre- and post-award grand administration
(323) 442-1149
Marie.Choi@med.usc.edu
Contracts & Grants Manager
Provides grant administration to the Departments of Otolaryngology, Orthopedics
(323) 442-5915
Caroline.sakai@med.usc.edu
Senior Contracts & Grants Administrator
Provides assistance with grant preparation and budget development
(323) 442-1781
ataguchi@usc.edu
Contracts & Grants Administrator
Provides assistance with grant preparation and budget development
(323) 442-1784
henryk@usc.edu
Contracts & Grants Coordinator
Provides assistance with grant preparation and budget development
(323) 442-1148
eang@usc.edu
Budget/Business Analyst
Processes reimbursements and questions about FedEx accounts
(323) 442-1476
revangel@usc.edu
Home Department Coordinator
Provides payroll and HR services
(323) 442-1298
tieng@usc.edu
Administrative Assistant II
Coordinates faculty meeting and seminars
(323) 442-7732
MaryJane.Chua@med.usc.edu

Office of Research Administration

Associate Dean of Clinical Research
Coordinates research and provides leadership on new research initiatives
Senior Research Administrative Director
Oversees administration and provides business support
(323) 442-3568
janet.stoeckert@usc.edu
Associate Research Administrative Director
Provides assistance with pre- and post-award grand administration
(323) 442-1149
Marie.Choi@med.usc.edu
Contracts & Grants Manager
Provides grant administration to the Departments of Otolaryngology, Orthopedics
(323) 442-5915
Caroline.sakai@med.usc.edu
Senior Contracts & Grants Administrator
Provides assistance with grant preparation and budget development
(323) 442-1781
ataguchi@usc.edu
Contracts & Grants Administrator
Provides assistance with grant preparation and budget development
(323) 442-1784
henryk@usc.edu
Contracts & Grants Coordinator
Provides assistance with grant preparation and budget development
(323) 442-1148
eang@usc.edu

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