Authorized Signers
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A list of all department authorized signers for Medical School effort and space, as well as authorized signers for Hospital and Health Center space.

The following is a list of all department authorized signers for Medical School effort and space, as well as authorized signers for Hospital and Health Center space. Visit the Department Contacts page to see a list of contact persons to coordinate signatures as needed.

To add or delete an authorized signer, the department chair may send an email to the Grants Office at [email protected] or Jane Sierra at [email protected].

Basic Science Departments
DepartmentChairAdministratorOther Signer(s)
Biological ChemistryPhyllis I. Hanson, M.D., Ph.D.Elizabeth Brant 
Biomedical Engineering- MSMary-Ann Mycek, Ph.D. Michael Meister

Julie De Filippo

Kristi Haynes

Cell & Developmental BiologyPierre Coulombe, Ph.D.Olushola Samuel 
Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics- (DCMB)Brian Athey, Ph.D.Mary Freer 
Human GeneticsAnthony Antonellis, Ph.D.Jeffrey Holden 
Learning Health SciencesCharles Friedman, Ph.D.Michelle ObuhanichChereen Mroz
Microbiology & ImmunologyBethany B. Moore, Ph.D.Kim RizeCindy Shaw
Molecular & Integrative PhysiologyDaniel Michele Pat Ridenour

Anne Many

Jane Coffey

Leah Peters

PharmacologyLori IsomDeb Paris 


Clinical Departments
DepartmentChairAdministratorOther Signer(s)
AnesthesiologyGeorge A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.Sven AndersonAmy Harms
Cardiac SurgeryGorav Ailawadi, M.D., M.B.A.Matthew RallDiane Giannola
DermatologyChristopher K. Bichakjian, M.D.Kristin Bernstein 
Emergency MedicineRobert Neumar, M.D., Ph.D.Steve MaxwellShelley Haack-Withem
Family MedicinePhillip E. Rodgers, M.D., FAAHPMMatt BazzaniScott Stanfill
Internal MedicineTimothy S. Blackwell, M.D.Musty HabhabBen Margolis, M.D.
Judy Carrillo
Eric Mullen
Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI)Interim Co-Directors:
Hank Paulson, M.D., Ph.D.
Shelly Flagel, Ph.D.
Julie GalesSteve Stinnett
Deontae Hooks
NeurologyDawn Kleindorfer M.D.Michael Dorff
Collin Boyd
NeurosurgeryAditya S. Pandey, M.D.Meghan GlabachDonna Gauss
Katherine Wood
Obstetrics/GynecologyDee FennerAmy Kaufman EddyMary Zide
Carrie Barroso
OphthalmologyShahzad I. Mian, M.D.
Perry SchechtmanAlan Sugar, M.D.
Orthopaedic SurgeryMichelle S. Caird, M.D.Vikram SukumarMelissa Li
Steve Goldstein, M.D.
OtolaryngologyMark E. P. Prince, M.D.Ellyn (Elly) SamuelsCassandra Farvar
PathologyCharles ParkosBrooklyn KhouryJohn Harris
PediatricsDonna Martin, M.D., Ph.D.Matt StephensElizabeth Bills
John LiPuma, M.D.
Becky Youmans
Physical Medicine & RehabilitationNitin Jain, M.B.B.S., M.S.PH.Linda GroshM. Catherine Spires, M.D.
Denise Tate, Ph.D.
Lizzy Kerwin
PsychiatryGregory Dalack, M.D.Gloria HarringtonJacqui Grisdale
Loree O'Jack
Radiation OncologyDaniel T. Chang, M.D.Stacey BabutWeila Zhang
Rhonda Hubbard
Molly Dahlgren
RadiologyVikas Gulani, M.D., Ph.D.Marisa RodriguezDonelle Goerlitz
SurgeryJustin Dimick, M.D., MPHDavid MohrMarlie Bartow
Anne Hathaway
UrologyGanesh PalapattuMalissa EversoleMarie Eddy
Tasha Garwood


Other Medical School Units
Department Chair/Director Administrator Other Signer(s)
Cancer Center Eric Fearon, M.D. Julie Brabbs Kristin Van Raaphorst
Medical School Administration   Heather Offhaus  
ULAM Melissa Dyson Valerie Hill  


Hospital & Health Center Space

Hospital Administration has given signature authority to Clinical Department Administrators to sign for clinical hospital space used by their respective departments. In the event the Clinical Department Adminstrator is unavailable to sign, the approval authority reverts to Hospital Administration. Below is a list of all hospital space and all clinical administrators eligible to sign for that space. In addition, there are four off-site health care centers that Pediatrics and Family Medicine administrators are authorized to sign.

Hospital Space Includes:

  • Briarwood Medical Campus
  • Cancer Center
  • Domino's Farms
  • Holden
  • Kellogg Eye Center
  • MCHC
  • Med Inn
  • Med Sport
  • Mott
  • MPB
  • North Ingalls Building
  • Riverview
  • Simpson
  • Taubman Center
  • Turner Clinic
  • University Hospital
  • Women's Hospital

Health Centers Spaces Include:

  • Briarwood (Family Medicine)
  • Chelsea (Family Medicine)
  • Ypsilanti:
  • Family Practice (Family Medicine)
  • Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
Department Administrator Department ID
Anesthesiology Sven Anderson 233000
Cancer Center Julie Brabbs 306599
Cardiac Surgery Matthew Rall 302600
Dermatology Kristin Bernstein 235000
Emergency Medicine Steve Maxwell 302299
Family Medicine Matt Bazzani 235500
Internal Medicine Musty Habhab
Eric Mullen
Judy Carrillo
Neurology Michael Dorff 246000
Neurosurgery Meghan Glabach 303000
Obstetrics & Gynecology Amy Kaufman Eddy 246999
Ophthalmology Perry Schechtman 248000
Orthopaedic Surgery Vikram Sukumar 304000
Otolaryngology Ellyn (Elly) Samuels 248999
Pathology David Golden - Interim CDA 251099
Pediatrics Matt Stephens 251999
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Linda Grosh 254000
Psychiatry Gloria Harrington 259999
Radiation Oncology Don Tomford (Interim) 301499
Radiology Marisa Rodriguez 300999
Surgery David Mohr 301999
Urology Malissa Eversole 305500


Other Research Space
Space Information Authorized Signer(s)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute HHMI signs for space only Heather Offhaus
VA Hospital VA signoff is needed for effort  


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The BMRC (Biomedical Research Council) is a standing committee of the Medical School with a broad representation of the research faculty that helps select limited submission applicants in the health sciences, drive the bridging program, and advise MM leadership on trends in biomedical research.

The BMRC and BMRC bringing program are supported by the Grant Services & Analysis office, a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, where our mission is to foster an environment of innovation and efficiency that serves the Michigan Medicine research community and supports biomedical science from insight to impact.