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
  • Supervisor of Research Administration: Beverly Savage
  • Department AccountantBeth Hughes
  • Financial Administrator for MIS, Surgical Oncology, Vascular, Trauma, Pediatric Surgery, and Pediatric Transplant DivisionsCyndi Kouvaras
  • Research Administrator for Chair, Pediatric Surgery, Trauma, and Vascular DivisionsKevin Loya
  • Financial Administrator for LITES (Dr. Sperry)Carolyn Mazzella
  • Financial Administrator for Chair: Linli Yan 
  • Research Administrator for MIS, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Transplant, HPB, and General SurgeryBob Sobchak
  • Administrative Research CoordinatorMary Walker