Administration

Neurology Administration
 

CPUP Business Administration
(main location: 3rd floor Dulles and Gates, 3400 Spruce St)
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COO (CPUP)

Coming Feb 2018!

 

 

Adam Spengler

Adam Spengler, MHA (CPUP)
Director of Finance
Adam.Spengler@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5142
Responsibilities:  Supervises monthly financial operations, leads strategic and financial planning for the Department, responsible for the annual operating budget, provides appropriate internal controls and stewardship of assets.
 

Sunny
Batchu-Vara

Sunitha Batchu-Vara, MPH (CPUP)
Manager of External Contracts
Sunitha.Batchu-Vara@uphs.upenn.edu
215-687-1213
Responsibilities:  Oversees clinical trial inventory, clinical trial agreement negotiations and budget development, management of billing and accounting functions of new and existing contracts with outside partners, supervises the accounting of clinical trial operations, maintains and executes external contracts for the Department.
 

Michele Pastore

Michele Pastore, MBA (CPUP)
Financial Analyst
Michele.Pastore@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5696
Responsibilities:  Provides financial support for the Department, actively supports strategic and financial planning for the Department, responsible for financial analysis activities and supporting monthly financial operations, monitor PEA accounts.
 

Brendan Ellis

Brendan Ellis (CPUP)
Financial Assistant
brendan.ellis@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-3859
Responsibilities:  Supports financial closeout, faculty metric reports, reimbursement reconciliation, payroll, department-wide supply ordering, backup Concur approver, UPHS access forms, reconciles invoiced payments related to clinical trials, and supports the maintenance of clinical trial inventory.

 

Operations and Academic Administration
(main location: 3rd floor Dulles, 3400 Spruce St)
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Michael Kalfin, MPH (CPUP)
Director of Operations
215-662-3606
Responsibilities:  Clinical operations, revenue cycle, and communications for the Department; develops and implements standards and systems to enhance quality, consistency, and efficiency; helps manage provider practice needs and improve patient satisfaction and access scores.
 

Vanna Hing

Vanna Hing (PSOM)
Program Coordinator
vanna.hing@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-3370
Responsibilities:  Manages residency program operational activities including recruitment/selection process, resident appointments, orientation, IT access, and event planning; manages the neurology medical clerkship program including orientations, evaluations, didactic schedules, and site assignments.
 

Matthew Puhak

Matthew Puhak (CPUP)
Program Coordinator
Matthew.Puhak@uphs.upenn.edu
267-581-2989
Responsibilities:  administrative coordination for clinical fellows, assist fellows with onboarding, credentialing, hospital systems access, continued learning and certification, rotation schedules, payroll, fellowship recruitment, and event planning.
 

Sonja Ogden

Sonja Ogden (PSOM)
Executive Assistant
Sonja.Ogden@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-3389
Responsibilities:  Executive Assistant to the Chair, manages the academic administrative areas for Department, oversees Faculty Affairs (recruitment, appointments and re-appointments) and Medical Affairs (credentialing and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations), liaison for marketing and development related activities, departmental event planning, website management.
 

Nancy Murphy

Nancy Murphy (PSOM)
Faculty Affairs Coordinator
Nancy.Murphy3@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-2219
Responsibilities:  Faculty recruitment, coordinate appointments to faculty positions, re-appointments, promotions, OMA credentialing.

 

Megan Williams

Megan Williams (PSOM)
Scholarly Administrative Coordinator (temp)
Megan.Williams@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-3784
Responsibilities:  Provides administrative support for the academic missions of the Chair and the Department, schedules appointments and meetings, coordinates meeting arrangements, arranges travel, and event planning.
 

Corona
Choice-Cohen

Corona Choice-Cohen (CPUP)
corona.choice-cohen@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-3360
Responsibilities:  Provides administrative support to the COO, Director of Finance, and the Director of Operations in the Neurology Department.


 

Jeannine Willis

Jeannine M. Willis (CPUP)
Front Desk Secretary
Jeannine.Willis@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-2698
Responsibilities:  Front desk secretary and main receptionist.

 
Neurology Business Office (PSOM)
(main location: 3rd floor, 3930 Chestnut St)
Christine Zay

Christine Zay (PSOM)
Administrative and Financial Officer
zay290@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-662-3372 (office)
215-629-6740 (cell)
Responsibilities:  Oversees university department finances, onboarding new faculty, senior Concur approver, department/school annual budgets, and HR leaves or staff performance issues.

Pre-Award
Pamela Clark

Pamela Clark (PSOM)
Grants Manager - Pre-Award
Pamela.Clark@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-662-3385
Pre-Award Divisions: Epilepsy, General, Movement, Neuromuscular, Neurocritical Care
Responsibilities:  Proposal preparation, financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOI), Just In Time (JIT) requests, approve service center account and access requests, assistance with Progress Reports/RPPR.

Sidney Sheehan

Sidney Sheehan (PSOM)
Grants Coordinator - Pre-Award
sidneysh@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-614-0331
Pre-Award Divisions: Cognitive, Penn Memory Center (PMC), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Stroke, Sleep
Responsibilities:  Proposal preparation, financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOI), Just In Time (JIT) requests, approve service center account and access requests, assistance with Progress Reports/RPPR.

Post-Award
Meri Plenn

Meridith Plenn (PSOM)
Grants Manager - Post-Award
mplenn@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-662-2645
Post-Award Divisions: Cognitive, Penn Memory Center (PMC), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Stroke, Sleep
Responsibilities:  Monthly finance reports including gift/endowment accounts, Concur and PO approvals, effort reporting, research payroll allocations.

Demetrius Wylie

Demetrius Wylie (PSOM)
Grants Manager - Post-Award
wylied@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-614-0026
Post-Award Divisions: Epilepsy, General, Movement, Neuromuscular, Neurocritical Care (NCC)
Responsibilities:  Monthly finance reports including gift/endowment accounts, Concur and PO approvals, effort reporting, research payroll allocations.

Coordinator, HR and Visas
Anthony Banks

Anthony Banks (PSOM)
Coordinator, HR and Visas
anthonlb@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-349-5161
Responsibilities:  Oversee staff/student hiring and onboarding processes, weekly time reporting and visa management.

Financial Administrative Coordinator
Chardae Whiting

Chardae Whiting (PSOM)
Financial Administrative Coordinator
chardaew@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-614-0349
Responsibilities:  Accounts Payable liaison (PO/PDA/invoice management), Concur initial reviewer, purchasing card holder

 

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