Research Support Services


Research Support Services

Research Support Staff

Gynecologic Oncology
Aaron Grad
Office: Moos Tower 12-240
Phone: 612-624-8003
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Lauren Asfaw, MPH
Office: Riverside Professional Building, Suite 401
Phone: 612-301-3404
Financial Analyst
LeAnn Pelletier
Office: 13-110 PWB
Phone: 612-624-2905

Office of Sponsored Projects Administration

The Office of Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is the University of Minnesota system-wide office authorized to submit research proposals and receive awards from external sources on behalf of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota. SPA is also the fiduciary for the U on grant-related matters.

SPA General information: 612-624-0327 
SPA helpline: 612-624-5599
Electronic Grants Management System (EGMS)
EGMS is a series of databases with a Web-front-end that you can use to complete proposal forms for submission to sponsors and University forms related to sponsored projects or research.

EGMS helpline: 612-624-1600 or