Personnel

Edmund Jooste, MBCRU Director:

Edmund Jooste, MB, ChB
Associate Professor

Research Practice Manager:
Bonnie Funk, RN, CCRP

Financial Practice Manager:
Jennifer Sanford

Assistant Research Practice Manager:
Narai Balajonda, BS, MHSc, CCRP
Tiffany Bisanar, RN, BSN, CCRP

Clinical Research Coordinators:
Renee Avecilla, BS
Lani Banez, CCRC
Ashley Burke, BS
Shruti Desai, MPH
Mike Elgasim, MBBS, CCRP
Jessica Hall, BS
Sharon Norman
Omowunmi Olaleye, MS
Antoinette Santoro, BSRT
Yanne Toulgoat-Dubois, BA
Peter Waweru, CCRP
Erlinda Yeh, BS, MBA, CCRP

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinators:
Tamara Cannon, RN, BSN
Gretchen Guy, RN, BSN
Alicia Pucci, RN, BSN
Katherine Sweeney, RN, MFA

Clinical Research Specialist, Senior:
Rachele Brassard, BSW
Karen Clemmons
Ally Odom, BS
Andreea Podgoreanu, BS
Jennifer Kaisen, BS
Rosa Yang, MBMS
Andrew Encarnacion, BS
Arif Awad, BS
Samuel Belgique, MBMS

Clinical Research Specialist:
Zachary Augustine, MBMS

Statistical Support:
Mary Cooter, MS, Biostatistician II
Yi-Ju Li, PhD, Program Leader, Biostatistics and Clinical Outcomes
Viral Panchal, DrPH, Biostatistician II
John Hunting, MPH, Biostatistician II
Wenjing Qi, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate

Contact Us

Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
P.O. Box 3094
Durham, NC 27710

Phone: 919-684-0861
Fax: 919-681-8076 [Attn: Bonnie Funk]