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Research Staff and Faculty Leaders

Associate Dean for Research, UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga, and Chief Research Officer, Erlanger Health System

Giuseppe Pizzorno, PhD, PharmD
giuseppe.pizzorno@erlanger.org
423.778.6956

Institutional Review Board

UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
Stacey Hendricks, CIM, IRB Administrator
stacey.hendricks@erlanger.org
423.778.3818

Statistical Support

For Statistical Assistance or Other Research Consultation send an email to Researchsupportservices@erlanger.org requesting the services you are needing. 

Emergency Medicine Research

Department of Emergency Medicine, UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
Jessica Whittle, MD
Emergency Medicine Research Director
jessica.whittle@erlanger.org
423.778.7628

Family Medicine Research

Department of Family Medicine, UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
James W. Haynes, MD, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, and 
Family Medicine Research Director
 
james.haynes2@erlanger.org
423.778.2957

Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
Stephen DePasquale, MD, Chair, Department of OB/GYN
Stephen.DePasquale@erlanger.org
423.778.7515

Regional Obstetrical Consultants
Lisa Powers
Clinical Research Coordinator
lpowers@rocob.com
423.826.8086

Oncology (Adult)

Erlanger Oncology
Jennifer Burgess, MS, Erlanger Clinical Research Director
jennifer.burgess@erlanger.org 
423.778.3900

Orthopaedic Surgery Research

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
Jennifer Burgess, MS, Erlanger Clinical Research Director
jennifer.burgess@erlanger.org 
423.778.3900

Pediatric Research

Department of Pediatrics
UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga and
Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Charles Woods, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, and 
Chief Medical Officer, Children's Hospital at Erlanger
charles.woods@erlanger.org
423.778.6185

Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Division of Pediatric Oncology, Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Leisa Haslerig, CCRP, Clinical Research Coordinator
leisa.haslerig@erlanger.org 
423.778.3900

Plastic Surgery Research

Department of Plastic Surgery
UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
Marsha Williams
Plastic Surgery Residency and Research Coordinator 
williamsm@thepsg.org
423.763.4549

Radiology Research

Tennessee Interventional and Images Associates
Amy Knox, RN
Erlanger and TIIA Radiology Contact 
amy@tiiarad.com
423.778.6216

Trauma/Surgery and Vascular Research

University Surgical Associates and
UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
Department of Surgery
Pat Lewis, RN, Clinical Research Coordinator for Trauma, Erlanger Health System,
and the Department of Surgery, UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga
patricia.lewis@erlanger.org
423.778.7695

Urology Research

Department of Urology
UTHSC College of Medicine  Chattanooga
Sandy Durain, Administrative Assistant
Urology Residency and Research   
sandy.durain@erlanger.org
423.778.2091

Last Published: Apr 26, 2021