Proposal Development Manager
Tonya Pinkerton is the Proposal Development manager for the Clinical and Population Sciences Team of Research Development Services (RDS). She manages the Clinical Team staff (Proposal Specialists Brian Fleury and Rory Bennett, and Subaward Administrator Carley Burroughs) and ensures that proposals and subawards are processed smoothly. She works closely with all RDS team members, as well as the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and clinical department Financial Analysts across the Medical Center. Tonya’s career in research administration began at Texas Tech University when she went to work for the Texas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit. Tonya found a passion for assisting with research while holding to her business administration roots. Through her 10 year career at Texas Tech, she worked primarily in departmental and post-award positions, including compliance and accounting. Tonya fell in love with the DC area when traveling here for professional development conferences, and worked to make this dream a reality.
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