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Research Administration

The IFAR Research Administration manages all pre and post award aspects of sponsored research.  This includes, but is not limited to the following areas:

  1. HSL’s protection of human subjects in research and the HSL Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  2. IFAR’s responsible conduct of research and administers IFAR’s financial conflict of interest in research program.
  3. Prepares  and is the authorized HSL entity to submit proposals to external sponsors
  4. Negotiate and accepts awards and research related agreements on behalf of IFAR
  5. Manage  post-award sponsored programs finance and administration
  6.  Promotes accountability and compliance with Federal, State, sponsor, and HSL rules and regulations.
  7. Research Computing 

Below are forms that will provide additional information about our research administration.

For more information on Financial Conflicts of Interest at Hebrew SeniorLife, please contact:

IFAR Staff Directory

Research Administration

Kathy Irvine Tasker, Vice President of Research Administration,

Sophie Song Du, Manager, Research Finance,

Ted Gruen, Manager, Grants and Contracts,

Meg Ross, Grant Coordinator,

Terri Sly, Grant Assistant,

Naysa Mejia, Grant Accountant,


Pamela Richmond, Director of IRB Operations,

Kala Jakobsen, IRB and Administrative Coordinator,

Informatics & Data Management

Jason Rightmyer, Director of Research Informatics,

Margaret Bryan, Programmer Analyst II,

Ilean Isaza, Data Study Coordinator,

IFAR Administrative Support

Nia Lewis,

Barbara Potter,