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Research Administrative Services

Julie C. Brabbs, MBA

Julie C. Brabbs, MBA, chief administrative officer

Brabbs joined the University of Michigan Medical School in 2006 as administrator for the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine. In 2012, she took on the additional role of administrator for the Division of Molecular Medicine and Genetics. As a division administrator, she was engaged in planning, evaluation and administrative oversight of laboratory and clinical research, patient care and educational activities. Prior to that, Brabbs spent 13 years at Parke-Davis and Pfizer, where she was finance manager in the research and development division and administrative director for a global therapeutic portfolio. Brabbs received her master’s in business administration from Eastern Michigan University.

Mary Rexer-Bluhm
Mary Rexer-Bluhm
Research Administration and Human Resources
Lindsay Abbott
Lindsay Abbott
financial specialist



Christine Betts
Christine Betts
administrative specialist
Supporting: Eric Fearon, MD, PhD
Erin Christensen
Erin Christensen, MA
administrative assistant
Supporting: Julie Brabbs, MBA

Dianne Gagne
Dianne Gagne, CPA
financial/business analyst
Gift Accounts; Cancer Biology Training Grant
Shauna Goble
Shauna Goble, MBA
administrative specialist
Facilities; Human Resources
Amanda McAllister
Amanda McAllister, MS
associate director
Grants Administration
Jill Miller
Jill Miller, BS
Prostate SPORE
Kim Zuhlke
Kim Zuhlke, BA
administrative specialist
Shared Resources, Publications, Shared Equipment

Tess Downie, administrator
Forbes Institute and TACR & DT programs

Darla Kroft, administrative assistant senior
Supporting: Anne Schott, MD

Kristin Van Raaphorst, MPA, administrative specialist
Membership, Cancer Research Committee