Position: Research Project Manager

Education: MSW, Management and Community Practice; 2008, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC. BA, Exercise and Sport Science; 2004, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC

Current Projects: RHIIP, Guide to Healing

Summary of Responsibilities: Coordinates all aspects of  research projects; Responsible for supervision of project staff; Coordinates project meetings; Responsible for IRB submissions; Monitors fiduciary aspects of project including short term cash fund; Maintains working relationships with all project partners including federal funding agencies (HRSA); Responsible for coordinating and helping write annual grant proposal continuations to ensure continued funding; Assists project partners with agency-related matters including strategic planning, grant writing, and outreach; Assists with project dissemination activities including presenting results and paper writing.


  • Email: heather.parnell@duke.edu
  • Phone: (919)613.5432
  • Fax: (919)613.5466
  • Campus Mail: Box 90392
  • Mail: 310 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710