Staff

Research Advancement and Compliance

 

John Carfora. Ed.D., CCEP, RIO
Associate Provost and Acting Director, ORSP

As Associate Provost for Research Advancement and Compliance, Carfora oversees and coordinates university efforts to develop research capacity and ensure research compliance in accordance with federal regulations, state laws, private sponsor policies and regulations, and internal policies and regulations. Carfora serves as the University’s federally designated Research Integrity Officer (RIO), and provides oversight for LMU's Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, Institutional Review Board and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

John.Carfora@lmu.edu | 310.338.6004


Office for Research and Sponsored Projects

University Hall, Suite 3000 | 310-338-4599 | orsp@lmu.edu

Cynthia Ruiz, M.A.
Assistant Director, Pre-Award Services

Areas of Responsibility
Develops and administers externally-funded projects by managing and negotiating grants, contracts and awards, ensuring compliance and approval of application submissions, and  managing non-financial post-award transactions, including subawards. Primary contact for the School of Education, School of Film and Television, College of Communications and Fine Arts, and Loyola Law School.

Cynthia.Ruiz@LMU.edu | 310-338-1603

Alice Martini Doyle
Assistant Director, Pre-Award Services

Areas of Responsibility
Develops and administers externally-funded projects by managing and negotiating grants, contracts and awards, ensuring compliance and approval of application submissions, and  managing non-financial post-award transactions, including subawards. Primary contact for the Seaver College of Science and Engineering.

Alice.Doyle@lmu.edu | 310-338-7753

Bianca Trujillo, M.A.
Grants Specialist

Areas of Responsibility
Develops and administers externally-funded projects by ensuring compliance and approval of application submissions, processing non-financial post-award transactions, and maintaining records of sponsored project transactions within the ORSP centralized data management system.

Bianca.Trujillo@lmu.edu | 310-258-2655

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Katie Romani
Grants Coordinator

Areas of Responsibility
Assists office colleagues by facilitating and processing grant applications and completing tasks and activities necessary to enhance the University’s pursuit of sponsored projects, including residential fellowships, research, instructional activities, and service programs.


Katie.Romani@lmu.edu | 310-338-3752