After a decade at Stanford University, Ana Mezynski is happier than ever as a Cardinal At Work. As an Administrative Associate 3 for S-SPIRE, she currently assists with the daily tasks of running the office including the onboarding of faculty and postdoctoral researchers, managing facilities and planning educational workshops. Through her experiences, she has become proficient with a myriad of administrative applications including Epic, Oracle, Qualtrics and Microsoft Office. She also supports Center Director Dr. Arden Morris and is actively increasing her skill set to include web and print design.
In addition to her office management duties, Ana recently became a published author for her contributions to the research project Lost in translation: informed consent in the medical mission setting, which was accepted by the journal Surgery. As a certified transcriber, Ana assisted with transcription of interviews in addition to translation from Spanish to English and data preparation.
In 2017, Ana received the Anne G. Crowe Spirit Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the mission and vision of the School of Medicine. She holds a certificate in research administration from Stanford University, a diploma in Medical Administration from Bryman College, and is currently pursuing a degree in business.
Current Role at Stanford
Working for the Director and Vice-Chair of Clinical Research in The Stanford-Surgery Policy Improvement Research and Education (S-SPIRE) Center at Stanford University School of Medicine.
•iProcurement, SU Expense, Pcard
•Postdoctoral Affairs/ Visa Process
•Academic & Faculty Affairs
•Event’s organizer: Mixed Methods Research Workshop, PD Bootcamp Sessions, Work In Progress Sessions, NVivo Software Training, Writing Workshop Training.
•Grant preparation and submission assistance
Honors & Awards
Ann G. Crowe Spirit Award, Stanford University, School of Medicine (2017)
Education & Certifications
Research Administration, Stanford University, Administration (2013)
Medical Administration, Bryman College, Administration (2004)
Service, Volunteer and Community Work
Emergency Response Team Member, Stanford Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine (July 31, 2017 - Present)