The University of Miami is a rapidly growing research-intensive institution.  The Associate Vice President for Research and the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer work closely to ensure that the research community receives professional, customer-oriented administrative support and that our extramural sponsors are assured research funds are managed appropriately.

The Office of Research Administration serves the Coral Gables, Miller School of Medicine and Rosenstiel Marine School communities by providing:

  • Budget Development Pricing Assistance;
  • Medicare Coverage Analysis;
  • Review, Approve and Submit Proposals;
  • Contract/subcontract development, negotiation and execution;
  • Award Receipt, Negotiation and Acceptance;
  • Sponsored account opening and budget distribution;
  • Sponsor, Regulatory and Expenditure Compliance;
  • Financial and Effort Reporting;
  • Billing and Collecting;
  • Account Reconciliation and Closeout;
  • Research Administration Training; and
  • Liaison with University of Miami hospitals, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Institutional Review Boards, Partners, and Medicare Fiscal Intermediaries and Administrative Contractors.


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Office of Research Administration Contacts

Gables One Tower, Suite 650
1320 S. Dixie Highway, Locator Code 2960
Miami, FL 33124
Phone: (305) 284-3871
Fax: (305) 284-3813

Barbara Cole, Associate Vice President, Research Administration
Tel: 305-284-3965
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Elsa Bayley-Hay, Executive Assistant                
Tel: 305-284-3956
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Marie Grimes,, Sr. Administrative Assistant                
Tel: 305-284-3871
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Maria “Alex” Osorio, Finance Manager
Tel: 305-284-3953
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