Who's Who - Department of Public Health Sciences Administration

Mission

To achieve meaningful impact in worldwide public health, the administration staff in the Department of Public Health Sciences seeks to provide excellent administrative, fiscal and compliance support, and policy guidance to faculty, staff in research, and students, as well as towards education and local and international collaborations.

Finance, Operations, Administration & Faculty Affairs

Margie Jimenez

Asst. Chair, Basic Sciences

mjimenez5@miami.edu

(305) 243-3946
Margie Jimenez, MA, CRA, is the Assistant Chair in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Ms. Jimenez is responsible for designing and implementing business operations, establishing policies that promote Department and Institutional culture and vision, and overseeing operations of the...

Finance

Jessica Carbajal

Director, Finance

jcarbajal@miami.edu

(305) 243-2870
Jessica Carbajal is Director of Finance at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Ms. Carbajal creates and oversees the department’s budget, approves expenses and reviews that each expense is in accordance with the University's policies and procedures. Carbajal presents...

Laura Elisa Gutierrez

Sr. Financial Analyst

leg129@miami.edu

(305) 243-5822
Laura Gutierrez is Senior Financial Analyst at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Since joining the department in 2015, Ms. Gutierrez has been responsible for department operational account management, discretionary reconciliation, open commitment reviews, invoice submissions,...

Grant & Contracts Management

Cinthia Y Herrera

Director, Research Support

c.herrera2@miami.edu

(305) 243-1247
Cinthia Herrera is Director of Research Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Ms. Herrera is responsible for the administrative and financial requirements for grant proposal submissions, regulatory compliance, reporting requirements, financial monitoring, and on the close-out of...

Fernande Saintilis

Sr. Manager, Sponsored Programs

fsaintilis@miami.edu

(305) 243-6283
Fernande Saintilis is the Assistant Director of Research Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. For the department, as well as for the Department of Pathology, Ms. Saintilis assists with the administrative and financial aspects of pre and post-grants awards and...

Petra Caliste

Sr. Manager, Sponsored Programs

pcaliste@miami.edu

(305) 243-6172
Petra Caliste is Senior Manager of Research Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. For the department, as well as for the Department of Pathology, Ms. Caliste is responsible for the financial and accounting aspects of pre and post-grant and contracts management. Caliste earned a...

Martha A. Murillo

Sr. Manager, Sponsored Programs

mmurillo@miami.edu

(305) 243-4324
Martha Murillo is Senior Manager of Research Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. For the department, as well as for the Department of Pathology, Ms. Murillo is responsible for the financial and accounting aspects of pre and post-grant and contracts management.

Oriali Coffigny

Sr. Manager, Sponsored Programs

ocoffign@miami.edu

(305) 243-8187
Oriali Coffigny is Senior Manager of Research Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. For the department, as well as for the Department of Pathology, Ms. Caffigny is responsible for the financial and accounting aspects of pre and post-grant and contracts management.

Facilities & Operations

Josie Lopez

Sr. Manager, Business Operations

jlopez16@miami.edu

(305) 243-4592
Josie Lopez is Assistant Director of Business Operations at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. As a faculty affairs and human resources liaison, Ms. Lopez is responsible for salary adjustments, new hires, promotions, and terminations, as well as evaluating annual faculty performance,...

Frank James Joslyn

Project Coordinator

frankj@miami.edu

(305) 243-4416
Frank Joslyn is Project Coordinator at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Mr. Joslyn is responsible for space, facilities, and departmental project management.  Prior to joining the Department of Public Health Sciences, Joslyn worked at the Information Technology Department and...

Pilar Ramirez

Sr. Administrative Assistant

m.ramirez8@miami.edu

(305) 243-8331
Pilar Ramirez is Senior Administrative Assistant of Faculty Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. Since joining the department in 2013, Ms. Ramirez has been responsible for providing general and onboarding administrative support to faculty and staff, as well as for...

Regla Gutierrez-Freeman

Sr. Administrative Assistant TP*

relliott@miami.edu

Regla Gutierrez-Freeman is a Senior Administrative Assistant at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences.  Mrs. Gutierrez provides general and administrative support to faculty and staff within the department. She received her high school diploma from the New World...

Jacqueline Lopez

Executive Assistant

jlopez4@miami.edu

(305) 243-9105
Jacqueline "Jackie" Lopez is Executive Assistant to the Assistant Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Ms. Lopez assists with day-to-day management of the Interim Chair and Assistant Chair, such as by collecting and organizing data, researching information for projects...

Orlando Garcia

Sr. Desktop Support Technician

ogarcia0427@miami.edu

(305) 243-8023
Orlando Garcia is Senior Desktop Support Technician at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences. Since joining the department in 2014, his primary responsibilities have included providing desktop support to faculty, staff and students, maintaining, upgrading, and troubleshooting A/V...

Veronica Bustabad

Web Developer (H_TP)*

vbb10@miami.edu

Veronica Bustabad is the Web Developer for the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Ms. Bustabad is responsible for the presentation and design of the Public Health Sciences department website. She conducts interviews with faculty, students and administration and regularly updates the...

Amanda Torres

Writer (N)

axt785@miami.edu

Amanda Torres is a Writer at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences. In her role, Amanda is responsible for department communications. Amanda updates newsletter and website content, interviews faculty, students and administration on their achievements, and contributes to the...