Becky Kinkead, PhD

Administrative Core - Associate Director

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University

Office: 4109 Woodruff Memorial Research Building

Phone: 404-727-3719

Fax: 404-727-3233


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Dr. Kinkead is Associate Director of the Administrative Core and has extensive experience in the administration and oversight of large program project grants.  Dr. Kinkead is the Associate Director of the CTSN of which Dr. Young is the Director.  In the last 5 years, Dr. Kinkead has served as an investigator on the administrative cores of a Conte Center (MH058922), A CIDAR P50 (MH077083), and an U19 (MH069056), and as such has strong working knowledge of the kind of communication, oversight, financial accountability and flexibility needed to maximize the potential and output of program project grants.  In addition, as Scientific Research Administrator for the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Kinkead acts as liaison and facilitator for departmental projects with University administration at the level of grants management and contracts as well as research oversight (IACUC, IRB, Clinical Research).  As Associate Director of the Administrative Core, Dr. Kinkead assists with the planning and coordination of all Center meetings, seminars and community outreach. Dr. Kinkead has developed and maintains the Conte website.