Organization & Structure

Office of Business Operations

The Office of Business Operations is responsible for the management and stewardship of the Cancer Center’s finances and oversight of its administrative services, facilities, philanthropy, marketing, and communications in support of the ongoing research and clinical work being conducted by our membership. The Director, Joshua Shaffer, and his management team liaise with critical partners throughout the University of Florida, UF Health, and beyond to ensure the business functions of the Center are fulfilled, provided for, and expertly managed. These include Holly O’Ferrell (Finance), McKinsie Anderson (Administrative Services), Dan Hoffman (Development), Sean Garrity (Marketing), Vacant (Communications) and Greg Tyler (Facilities).

Clinical Research Office

The Clinical Research Office is divided into four major divisions supporting the critical clinical research being conducted by Cancer Center members and partners. These include Study Coordination & Data Management (SCDM), Regulatory Affairs & Compliance (RAC), Clinical Research Administration (CRA), and Project Management & Network Operations (PMNO). Each division is led by an Assistant Director under the leadership of the Director, Alison Ivey and guidance of Dr. Thom George, Associate Director for Clinical Research. Those include Leslie Pettiford (SCDM), Ashley Anderson (RAC), Vacant (CRA), and Dr. Erin Monari (PMNO).

Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources is responsible for supporting the strategic mission of the UF Health Cancer Center by providing resources, programs, and strategic HR direction and support while shaping and refining the identity of the Cancer Center as an organization. Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Byron McCoy, and in close partnership with executive leadership, the Office is instrumental in ensuring the continuity of the Cancer Center as a leader in the oncology research community and an institution of the University of Florida, overseeing HR management and strategy, organizational development, talent management, learning and development, and total rewards management under the umbrella of Administration.

Office of Research Administration

The Office of Research Administration is tasked with operational management and oversight of the Center’s basic and translational research projects and contracts, overseeing its collaborative research programs, facilitating its scientific working groups, management of the Center’s membership, the Cancer Training & Education Program, as well as the business intelligence and data core supporting our research operations. In close partnership with executive leadership and under the direction of its Director, Eric Miller, the Office is a critical part of Administration and is responsible for oversight and management of the UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Center Support Grant applications and National Cancer Institute reporting responsibilities.

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