Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Research administration

Mission

The mission of the Office of Research Administration is to support VCU Massey Cancer Center research members in obtaining, managing and reporting funding. We provide pre-award assistance, proposal development, post-award administration, research budgeting and accounting services; manage research membership and maintain membership records; develop research protocols; prepare scientific manuscripts; and oversee shared resources.

Office of Research Administration

Massey Cancer Center - ground floor

Robert H. Houlihan,  D.H.A., F.A.C.H.E., C.C.R.P., C.R.A.
Senior director of research administration
(804) 628-2685
rhhoulihan@vcu.edu

 

Basic Research Administration

  • Jennifer V. Matthews, C.R.A
    Senior research administrator
    (804) 628-1816
    jmatthews4@vcu.edu

 

Clinical Research Administration

  • Justin Pierce
    Clinical trials billing and compliance specialist
    (804) 628-5953
    piercejs5@vcu.edu

  • Luiza Bretas, MS, MHA
    Clinical trials budget and contract coordinator
    804-628-3047
    lbretas@vcu.edu

 

Center Grants Administration

 

Scientific Writers

  • Sarah Conine, Ph.D.
    Scientific writing coordinator
    (804) 628-0137
    sconine@vcu.edu