Category Archives: ORA Spotlight

ORA Spotlight: RGC Post Award Setup (PAS) Team

Did you know spending or billing cannot occur on your sponsored programs award without the Post Award Setup (PAS) team? The PAS team is the glue between OSP, RAS and RGC Operations. A small but powerful analysis team makes sure all sponsored awards are analyzed, reviewed, and ensures data integrity within the compass system. They […]

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ORA Quality Improvement Spotlight: The Dragon Team Continues to Push Improvements for ORA

The Dragon Team has been busy developing, managing and implementing quality improvement initiatives.  The ORA Dragon Team consists of Inger Garnett, Director of Strategic Operations, as well as Sharon Jones and Julie Flores (Strategic Operations Associates).  This team has been diligently working to identify gaps while assisting with improvements that have lasting impact and can […]

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ORA Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Link to Faculty and CBO COVID-19 Webinar from 3/16/2020 UPDATE- March 11, 2020: Additional information regarding the below message can be found here. March 9, 2020, The following message is sent on behalf of Dr. Deborah Bruner, Senior VP for Research and Dr. Robert Nobles, VP for Research Administration Dear Colleagues, The Senior Vice President […]

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Emory Appoints Dr. Robert Nobles as the New Vice President of Research Administration

Message from Dr. Deborah Bruner, Senior Vice President for Research at Emory University  Dear Members of the Emory Community, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Nobles will join our community as Vice President for Research Administration, effective December 1st, 2019. Dr. Nobles joins Emory after serving as the Interim Vice Chancellor for Research […]

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Emory Research Administrator Spotlight- Rashonda Harris

This month we are proud to highlight one of our Emory Research Administrators, Rashonda Harris, for her inspiring volunteer work with the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) to bring four complimentary NCURA workshops to Puerto Rico in February 2019. In September 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by the devastating hurricane Maria. Since that […]

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Spring 2018 ORA Leadership Speaker Series

On behalf of Dr. David L. Wynes: Dear colleagues, To support ORA’s goal to invest in the training and development of all staff and leadership within the division, ORA launched the Leadership Speaker Series in April 2017.  In continuing the ORA leadership speaker series, please mark your calendars for March 15, 2018, at 8:30 am. […]

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Changes in OSP Leadership

Kerry Peluso will be leaving Emory and has accepted a position at Florida State University and her last day at Emory will be December 8th.  Kerry will be working for FSU’s Vice President for Research in a key role overseeing both pre- and post-award offices as well as serving as the Treasurer of the FSU […]

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New Requirements for

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New ORA Reporting Page now Available

  If you need access to research data or research administration metrics data, please visit ORA’s new reporting page. There are a variety of reports available (including trend reports). The page can be accessed at If there is other information you need or you have suggestions on how to improve a report or layout of […]

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Ashley Myers’ new role as ORA’s Training and Communications Specialist

    Ashley Myers has been with Emory for over 6 years as a Program Coordinator for the Office of Research Administration. She has been a tremendous asset to Emory’s Office of Research Administration handling a broad area of responsibilities.  Recently, Ashley has accepted an offer to become ORA’s Training and Communication Specialist. In this role, Ashley […]

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