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About Us

The Office of Research IT provides a broad range of IT services including: desktop support, application development, systems administration, server and web hosting, IT consulting, and project management for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and other affiliated organizations. Our leadership is committed to meeting the technology needs of the University of Rochester research community today, and planning for secure, dependable IT systems and devices in the future. 

Departmental Leadership

Mike Conklin
Co-Director, Technical Services

Yvonne M. Watson
Co-Director, Strategy Operations

Evi Vanoost
Assistant Director

Andrew Onofrey
Supervisor, Customer Technology Support

Departmental Administration

Gail Marriott
Department Administrator

Research Engagement & Planning

Tracey Van Tassell
Sr. IT Project Manager

Yolanda Torres
Sr. IT Business Analyst

Research Applications

Amanda Davin
Sr. Software Engineer

Taylor Muenzberg
Software Engineer II

Kim Kaukeinen
Research Data Engineer II (Biostatistics)

Joanne Janciuras
Research Data Engineer II (Biostatistics)

Melissa Trayhan
Sr. Software Engineer (CTSI)

Emma Mantel
Research Data Engineer II (CTSI)

Research Experience

Adrec Derue
Sr. Customer Technology Support Specialist

Steve Robida
Sr. Customer Technology Support Specialist

Daniel Lacy
Customer Technology Support Specialist I

Tatiana Avangelista
Customer Technology Support Specialist I

Joaquin Figueora
Customer Technology Support Technician III

Keith Bourgeois
Sr. Customer Technology Support Specialist (Biostatistics)

Research Platform

Ronald Jones
Sr. Systems Engineer

Peter Kostraba
Systems Engineer II

Angel Rosario
Systems Engineer II

William Redman
Systems Engineer I