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Welcome to campus

Visit Case Western Reserve University's uniquely urban campus, located in the heart of Cleveland's cultural hub, University Circle. Plan your trip:

Contact Us

The School of Medicine Research Administration department is located on the first floor of the Harland G. Wood Building. View a map of our campus location and parking availability.

Department Administration

Mark R. Chance, Ph.D.
Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine
Office: +1.216.368.4406
Fax: +1.216.368.6846
e-mail: mark.chance@case.edu

Joan Schenkel, M.S.
Assistant Dean for Research Administration
Senior Administrator and Instructor
Office: +1.216.368.4268
e-mail: joan.schenkel@case.edu

Maita Diaz
Assistant to the Vice Dean
Office: +1.216.368.0291
Fax: +1.216.368.6846
e-mail: maita.diaz@case.edu for appointments with Dr. Chance.
e-mail: som-vice-dean-research@case.edu for general inquiries.

Administrative Staff Members

Anne DeChant, MS, MBA
Assistant Director, Office of Translation and Innovation
Ph: 216.368.8867
e-mail: anne.dechant@case.edu

Matthew DeVries, MS, MS, CPIA
Research Compliance and Core Specialist
Ph: 216.368.1266
e-mail: mpd35@case.edu

IACUC Staff Members

Tami McCourt
Training and Compliance Manager
Ph: 216.368.4972
e-mail: tami.mccourt@case.edu
Responsibilities: IACUC compliance/regulatory guidelines, training requirements, and animal facility access

Theresa Bridges
IACUC Coordinator
Ph: 216.368.6979
e-mail: theresa.bridges@case.edu
Responsibilities: IACUC compliance/regulatory guidelines, continuing review, and modifications

Andreja Romancik
IACUC Coordinator
Ph: 216.368.3815
e-mail: andreja.romanchik@case.edu
Responsibilities: IACUC compliance/regulatory guidelines, new protocols, regulatory reporting

Mark Tennant
Database Administrator
Ph. 216-368-1102
e-mail: mark.tennant@case.edu
Responsibilities: IT support and database management

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Mailing Address

Office of Research Administration
Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine, W-175
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-4919

Shipping Address:

2109 Adelbert Road, W-175
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Departmental Contact Information:

e-mail: som-resadmin@case.edu
Fax: 216-368-8911