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Substance Abuse Section Administration

University of Michigan Addiction Research Center

Administrative Team Roles and Responsibilities

Beth Taylor

Admininistrative Assistant Senior Health
(734) 232-0521

Works in the areas of human resources, purchasing, payroll, people pay, facilities and grant application entry into e-research, and general section admin support.

Beth Taylor

Lisa Rozek, BA

Admininstrative Assistant Senior Health
(734) 232-0235

Provide pre and post award administrative and financial support. Analyze and reconcile 7 project grants, 3 Start-up Accounts along with 6 University accounts and Professional Development Funds (PDF) for 16 Faculty members. Purchasing for all sponsored research projects. Process Journal entries, wire transfers, POs, Non-PO vouchers. Reconcile PCards for three UMARC staff/faculty. Process travel and expense reimbursement via the Concur environment for 16 faculty and 22 staff members. Request Human Subject Incentive Payments.

Lisa Rozek

Loree O'Jack, BBA

Financial Specialist Senior
(734) 232-0227

Assists faculty members in all aspects of sponsored projects research administration—from proposal preparation to project closeout. Monitors UMARC faculty effort allocations and prepare Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for UMARC faculty with split appointments between the University and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.


Cindi Leacock, BA, MHSA

Research Area Specialist Senior
(734) 232-3352

Research program administrator for the Michigan Longitudinal Study and Capacity Building for Lifespan Focused Substance Use Disorder Research in Ukraine. Coordinates information on these studies for grant applications and the institutional review board submissions. Finally, coordinates the Website for the Substance Abuse section of the Department of Psychiatry.

Cindi Leacock

Carol Skala, BS

Administrative Specialist Intermediate Health
(734) 232-0294

Education coordinator for the section and program coordinator for a T32 research training grant and clinical fellowship for Addiction Psychiatry. Additionally, provides administrative support for Drs. Brower and Wrobel, executive director and clinical director, respectively, for Addiction Treatment Services.

Carol Skala

Jacqui Grisdale, MBA

Substance Abuse Administrator
(734) 232-0273

Responsible for the administrative, fiscal, management support, and operational activities of the Section on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, a predominantly research and educational unit within the Department of Psychiatry. Given the major research mission of the organization, this role manages and supervises the preparation of sponsored project research proposals, ensures administrative requirements are met, and interacts with persons external to the Section (and the Department when appropriate) to meet the administrative needs of our faculty, research staff, and administrative staff.

Jacqui Grisdale