Assistant Director, Contracts & Grants
Program in Public Health
As the Assistant Director of Contracts & Grants, Lauren is the administrative contact in the Program in Public Health’s Office of Research. She works closely with the Dean and Associate Dean of Research to create processes and an infrastructure for their Office of Research as they prepare to become the School of Population and Public Health in 2023. In collaboration with the department administrators, she provides grant support to help ensure investigators succeed in obtaining and maintaining extramural funding. Lauren received her BS in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and for the past 5 years served in various roles at UCI, including the roles of Senior Research Development Analyst in the School of Medicine, and Contracts & Grant Officer in Sponsored Projects.