Office of Research Administration (ORA)

The premier function of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) is to provide an array of high quality services and expertise to support the research mission and sponsored projects administration at Stanford University.

ORA is led by G. Russell Brewer, Associate Vice President of Research Administration and is an administrative organization within the Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officerand the Vice Provost and Dean of Research.

As a central organization, ORA collaborates with multiple central and school-based partner groups to provide expertise and deliver effective research administration services, systems, tools and processes to support faculty and staff in soliciting, securing and managing extramural project funding.

ORA is composed of Cost and Management Analysis; Property Management Office; Research Administration Policy and Compliance; Research Financial Reporting, Sponsored Receivables Management; Client Advocacy and Education; Organizational Insights and the Office of Sponsored Research.  ORA also provides oversight for the Stanford Electronic Research Administration (SeRA), eCertification and Clinical Research Invoicing System for Participants (CRISP) systems. 

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Information

3160 Porter Drive Mail Code 8445
Palo Alto , CA 94304
United States
T: 725-2525

Contact

G. Russell Brewer

Associate Vice President of Research Administration
Office of Sponsored Research
(650) 725-9060
grbrewer@stanford.edu

Aileen Thomas

Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President
Office of Sponsored Research
(650) 721-3014
aileent@stanford.edu

Katherine Ho

Deputy to the AVP and Executive Director, ORA
Office of Sponsored Research

Michiko Pane

Director, Pre-award Operations, Client Advocacy & Education
Office of Sponsored Research Pre Award
(650) 723-2610
michiko@stanford.edu

Timothy Reuter

Sr. Director, Post Award Operations, OSR
Office of Sponsored Research Post Award
(650) 721-1758
treuter@stanford.edu