Research Support Team

Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH

Associate Dean for Research
Distinguished Professor of Public Health

Marie provides leadership, direction, and administrative oversight for all matters related to research in the College. She ensures the availability of opportunities and infrastructure to maximize the research potential of faculty and students, and promotes faculty collaborative efforts with other Colleges, OSU administrators, and external organizations to enhance interdisciplinary research and visibility of the College. She represents the College on numerous University committees, including the Associate Deans’ Advisory Council to the Vice President for Research and the 2020 NIH Strategy Working Group. Faculty profile.

Gretchen Dursch, MA

Research Program Coordinator

Gretchen serves as a key team member in the College Research Office assisting with the management, delivery and assessment of initiatives, events and projects to support faculty development and grow the research portfolio of the College. This includes the Research Seminars, Ignite Colloquia, Weekly Funding Opportunity Announcements and the Undergraduate Research Program. She brings to us over 25 years of experience coordinating and managing programs for non-profits and public institutions, most recently as the Project Coordinator for the WAVE – Ripples for Change research project here at CPHHS. Staff profile.

Catherine J. Clevinger, MPH, CRA

Pre-Award Research Director

Catherine leads pre-award activities and serves as the primary information and operations resource for principal investigators (PIs) in the development and submission of research applications. She also assists with JIT activities and backs up the Post Award Director and Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) to provide researchers with “cradle-to-grave” sponsored research support. She ensures compliance with requirements of agency program announcements; coordinates the preparation, routing, and submission of proposals; and assists with monitoring the financial performance of grants and contracts to ensure compliance with OSU and sponsor policies and consistency with the proposed award budget. Catherine works closely with the Cross-College Collaborative Research Group, the Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA), and external research administrators to foster effective communication and resolve issues. Staff profile.

Ian Goldberg, MBA

Director of Post Award Research

Ian provides support to faculty and staff with administration of research after it has been awarded. He provides assistance in interpreting and adhering to the policies, terms, and conditions required by sponsoring agencies. Primary Investigators that want assistance in satisfying requests from outside agencies, OSRAA, or the HSBC should reach out to him. Ian is also the secondary point of contact for faculty requesting assistance with proposal preparation. He has over 12 years of experience in higher education research administration, including positions at the University of Oregon and the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. Staff profile.