Division of Research : Office Contacts

Office Contacts

Nataly Valdez, Sr. Division Administrator
Ms. Valdez is the Administrator of the Office of Research Development. Her main oversight is pre and post award management of basic science labs for the Molecular Oncology and Vascular Research Programs in the Rosenstiel Medical Sciences Building. Nataly has an MBA from FIU and brings extensive accounting knowledge to the department in addition to UM systems knowledge. She joined the department from UM’s own Wallace H. Coulter Center where she served as the center’s fiscal administrator for two years. In addition to financial and research support, Nataly provides operation support to researchers in the area, making sure equipment and facilities are operational. She is also providing on-site management of the current multi-million dollars lab renovations of the surgical wet lab Phase 2 space.

Phone: 305-243-5318
Email: nvaldez@med.miami.edu

Clinical Coordinators

For assistance with clinical research questions and protocols, please contact a coordinator based on your area of interest below:

Oncology & Vascular Research
Lynne Sparling
305-243-7298
lsparlin@med.miami.edu

Trauma & Burn Research
Ron Manning
305-355-4972
rmanning@med.miami.edu

Transplant Research
Felisa Flores
305-355-5718
Fflores2@med.miami.edu

Cardiothoracic Research
Dr. Wedad Kassira
305-243-5852
WKassira2@med.miami.edu