Proposal Development

Proposal Development

CHAD Director

Professor Jeff Woods

  • Jeffrey A. Woods, Ph.D.
  • Associate Dean for Research
  • Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health
  • 1008B Khan Annex
  • (217) 333-4995



Director of Budget Operations

Liz ClawsonLiz Clawson, CPA, is the Director of Budget Operations for the College of Applied Health Sciences. She serves as the College resource in the areas of purchasing, HR, payroll, policy and procedure, internal controls, budgeting, accounting, and post award. She is also the Director of the College’s Shared Business Center which offers pre-award, post-award, accounting and HR services to AHS units.



Coordinator of Grants and Contracts

Amber Floyd, M.S.Ed., Coordinator of Grants and Contracts, provides general support in areas relating to pre-award administration of grants and contracts. She serves as a resource in preparing proposals or grant applications to various sponsors, preparing complex budgets for grants and budget modifications, completing the submission process including assistance in the resolution of problems that may occur during submission, initiating requests for anticipation accounts, subcontracts, and consulting agreements, submitting No Cost Extension Requests, annual reports, and final reports, and processing externship agreements. Additionally, she serves as a liaison between faculty and internal offices such as OSPRA and Post-award.



Proposal Development and Outreach Specialist

Dr. Wendy BartloWendy Bartlo, PhD, is the Proposal Development and Outreach Specialist for the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability.  Wendy  serves the needs of AHS faculty with regard to the planning and development of grant proposal submissions and acts as liaison between PIs, research teams, and funding agencies. As a specialist in qualitative methods, she is also available to provide research support to faculty and graduate students interested in utilizing qualitative and mixed-method research designs.  Additionally Wendy works to support CHAD community outreach efforts with the goal of maximizing research collaborations and opportunities for AHS faculty and students.



Director of Biostatistical Services

Dr. Sa Shen