Department of Surgery

Research Administration

The Department of Surgery Research Administrative staff provides management support and financial oversight related to department proposals and awards in accordance with all applicable laws, policies and regulations. Please click on each name below to view contact information.


  • Director, Research Administration and FinanceYvonne Brewster
  • Research Administrator for Chair, Pediatric Surgery, Trauma, and Vascular DivisionsTyler Fleck
  • Department AccountantBeth Hughes
  • Financial Administrator for MIS, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Transplant, Vascular, and TraumaCyndi Kouvaras
  • Financial Administrator for LITES (Dr. Sperry)Carolyn Mazzella
  • Financial Administrator for Chair, Pediatric, and HPB Surgery DivisionsKathy Papciak
  • Research Administrator for MIS, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Transplant, HPB, and General SurgeryBob Sobchak
  • Administrative Research CoordinatorMary Walker