Administration Team


The division is committed to providing the highest quality support services in the most efficient and consistent way with the world-class status the University has achieved.We are dedicated to an environment characterized by accountability, adaptability, continuous improvement, excellence, innovativeness, integrity, sustainability, and an emphasis on professionalism, service and teamwork. 



Lana Henthorn, PHR

Division Manager

Clarissa Mercado

Assistant Division Manager

Xiaoxia Yao

Research Finance Manager

Grant Padia

Financial Analyst

Tristan Poasa

Executive Assistant to the Division Chief

Maya Melendrez

Fellowship Coordinator

Lara Vastano

Division Administrative Associate

Lisa Higdon

Administrative Associate

McKenna Brennan

Administrative Associate