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Carolinas HealthCare System

A unit of the CHS Financial Services Division dedicated to Therapeutic Research and Development providing a variety of financial and administrative services including:

Pre-Award Administration

  • Budget development and negotiation for project proposals and clinical trials
  • Contract development and negotiation for Clinical Trial Agreements, Subagreements, and other contracts including: Data Use Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, etc.
  • Sponsored Program proposal review and submission

Research Patient Billing, Coding, Reimbursement

  • Medicare Coverage Analysis for Clinical Trials
  • Research Patient Billing and Compliance

Post-Award and Financial Administration

  • PeopleSoft Finance/GRASP Award Set-up
  • Coordination of technical reports
  • Prior approval requests, post-award revisions
  • Coordination of award close-out
  • Post-award financial compliance
  • Sponsored programs financial reporting
  • Administration of sponsored programs payables and receivables
  • Effort reporting compliance

SPA Key Personnel

  • Lela Wulf – AVP and Controller
  • Stephen Baldwin – Director, Budget and Revenue
  • Tricia Moncrief – Director, Accounting
  • Justin Gilbert – Manager, Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials
  • Liz Rollins – Manager, Billing & Reimbursement
  • Kara King – Director, Grants & Contracts
  • Danielle Vang – Manager, Accounting

SPA Contact Information

Download the Institutional Fact Sheet

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