Developed, planned and established The Institute for Public Health Research & Outreach in partnership with The Regional Medical Center to conduct Medical Research. Secured joint funding of $1.2 million to startup.
Written and secured USDA cooperative agreements and grants of over $1.5 Million
Developed and Implemented University Research Technical Training Series. Topics included Logic Model Development, Successful Grant Writing and Searching for External Funding.
Developed and implemented Research Grant Management Program for 1890 Research Grant Recipients. Topics conducted includes, PI’s Roles and Responsibilities, Banner Finance and On-line Requisitions, Project Financial Management, Accountability and Reporting, Marketing and Communications
Developed and implemented Annual Research Forum for faculty to discuss research issues and concerns and receive research agenda updates.
Prepared & presented 2012-13 PSA Budget Request to Governors’ Office. Received 13% increase over previous year’s appropriations
Coordinator of units federal and state legislative visits. Planned Federal and State legislative breakfast events.
Assisted entrepreneurs in obtaining over $2.3 million in loans and grants.
South Carolina State University Staff Employee of the Year 2010.
Family Health Centers Staff Employee of the Year 1999