The staff in the Research and Editorial Office of the Department of Radiation Oncology manage the research publication process, pre-awards grants process, promotion and tenure process, and clinical research process, including retrospective studies and prospective clinical trials, for the faculty and residents of the Department of Radiation Oncology. Please see below for more specific information on the staff and how to contact them.
Interim Assistant Director of Research and Research Administration Manager
Phone: (352) 265-8827
Kari is the interim administrative manager of the Research & Editorial office. She coordinates retrospective clinical outcomes studies, oversees the publication process for the faculty, and is a department administrator for tenure and promotion. In addition, Kari coordinates the administrative efforts for all grants submissions, research agreements, and clinical trial budget negotiations. She also carries out pre-award contract negotiations, and post-award follow-up.
Ashton Monismith, RN, BSN, CCRP
Research Coordinator III
Phone: (352) 265-8851
Ashton oversees federally funded, PI-initiated, industry-sponsored, and in-house clinical trials from study startup to completion.
Sean Hess, MBA
Research Administrator II
Phone: (904) 386-8327
Sean provides administrative support for grant submissions and contract negotiations in addition to providing editorial assistance.
Phone: (352) 265-8829
Andrew maintains the IRB regulatory documents for the Radiation Oncology research studies.
Amy Carrao-Tackett, MPH
Amy provides support to the research office. She is the main point of contact for the retrieval of paper charts.
Liza Winthrop Grammel
Marketing Communications Specialist
Liza assists in strategic planning; patient, alumni and staff-centered communications; the development of publications and marketing materials; the coordination of the department’s annual research seminar; and is the Journal Manager of the International Journal of Particle Therapy.