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CB 4000
312 South Building
Chapel Hill
Andy_Johns@unc.edu
919-962-8253
Andy Johns

Andy Johns is Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for research and is responsible for strategic planning, research policy, infrastructure and elements of regulatory compliance. Johns also works closely with the Vice Chancellor for Research on budget, facilities, and other administrative issues. Currently, he oversees the Office of Sponsored Research, Office of Clinical Trials, Office of Industry Contracting and the Office of Research Information Systems.

Leslie Ray serves as Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Andy Johns.

CB 4000
312 South Building
Chapel Hill
leslieray@unc.edu
919-962-1319

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301 Bynum Hall
222 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill
robin_cyr@unc.edu
919-843-7780
Robin Cyr

Robin Cyr is Associate Vice Chancellor for Research. As part of her duties as the University Research Compliance Officer, she leads the Research Compliance Steering Committee, which is composed of directors of units responsible for research compliance operations across campus. Cyr is responsible for developing policies, training resources, guidance materials, and processes regarding fiscal compliance with regard to grants and contracts, human subjects protections, animal welfare, responsible conduct of research, conflict of interest, and other federal regulations governing sponsored research. She leads and supports investigative and regulatory site visits, including FDA, CMS, CDC, OIG inquiries and audits, and site visits requested by research sponsors. She represents the University as the administrative representative for the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) and the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) and serves on the COGR Research Regulatory Reform Committee. She oversees the Conflict of Interest Program, Office of Human Research Ethics, and the Office of Animal Care and Use.

Jessye Bongiovanni supports Associate Vice Chancellor Robin Cyr.

300 Bynum Hall
222 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill
jessye@email.unc.edu
919-962-9041

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300 Bynum Hall
222 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill
don.hobart@unc.edu
919-843-0052
Don Hobart

Don Hobart is Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and manages public, government, and external affairs for UNC Research, overseeing the Office of Research Communications. He serves as the OVCR’s primary point of contact for federal and state affairs and oversees research-related matters handled by the UNC Office of Federal Affairs. His responsibilities include developing external partnerships with businesses and economic development organizations and research opportunities that involve university and institutional research partners. His office also maintains UNC’s statistics for research impact.

Jessye Bongiovanni supports Associate Vice Chancellor Don Hobart.

300 Bynum Hall
222 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill
jessye@email.unc.edu
919-962-9041

 

Harrison Gilbert serves as Research Associate supporting AVC Don Hobart.

307B Bynum Hall
222 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill
harrison.gilbert@unc.edu
919-962-3623

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CB 4000
310 South Building
Chapel Hill
joyce_tan@med.unc.edu
919-962-0394
Joyce Tan

Joyce Tan is the Chief of Research Strategy and is responsible for developing and implementing strategic research initiatives for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and overseeing the Office of Research Development. Tan facilitates interdisciplinary research programs and initiatives to grow the university’s global reputation. She  encourages innovation and entrepreneurship by connecting the OVCR with leadership across UNC and by promoting research partnerships with external public and private organizations.