Faculty and Staff
John Clements is responsible for daily management of the Department of Research. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, John coordinates corporate research efforts for faculty, residents and medical students. John can assist with design, development, IRB approval, and implementation of research projects and also conducts statistical analysis of data. He also develops and delivers curricula to teach research skills and basic biostatistics to faculty, residents and medical students. Finally, John also assists with writing research manuscripts for publication, conducts searches for grant opportunities, and coordinates grant writing activities.
Academic Research Specialist, Institutional Review Board
Leslie Francke is the current IRB Specialist for the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB) at CMU Healthcare. She is responsible for IRB application advising and processing. Leslie also supports and advises on the use of statistical analysis and poster design for conference presentations.
Donna provides administrative support for the department. Other duties include general research project support and data entry.