Meet the Staff
Martha Bellin, RN, BSN
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator
- Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2036
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Martha Bellin came to APU after 27 years in research support and oversight at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, where her responsibilities included assisting biostatistics research, protecting human subjects in research, monitoring protocols for data safety, coordinating marrow and blood transplants, and overseeing regulatory services at multiple levels. Bellin is an eager lifelong learner who also enjoys travelling, canoeing, and camping, especially near rivers. View Bellin’s CV.
Robert Duke, PhD
Interim Executive Director, Office of Research and Grants,
- Phone: (626) 815-5419
Marta Cenac-Mehedinti, MSc
Director of Sponsored Research
- Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3343
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Marta Cenac-Mehedinti gives special attention to pre-award processes. She focuses on encouraging and supporting university faculty in their pursuit of external grant support, and oversees university-wide initiatives to improve external funding.
ORG Office Coordinator
- Phone: (626) 815-2082
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Yvonne Rodriguez provides overall administrative support for the Office of Research and Grants. She manages APU internal grants and provides support for external grants. Yvonne provides management support and maintenance for the Cayuse grants systems. She also coordinates the monthly Faculty Scholarship updates issues.
Xiao-Qing (Sharon) Wang, PhD
Director of Graduate Student Publications
- Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5850
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As director of graduate student publications, Sharon Wang manages the thesis and dissertation publication process while guiding students to successful completion of their APU graduate degrees. Wang has a PhD in sociology from the University of Notre Dame and nearly 15 years of teaching experience in American higher education. Her experiences include advising graduate students on thesis proposals, designing survey questions, collecting and analyzing data, and writing statistical findings. She also was a final thesis evaluator and Institutional Review Board (IRB) chair and taught research methods, statistics, and ethnography. View Wang’s CV.
Carrie A. Ullmer, MEd
Director of Grants Management
- Phone: (626) 857-2442
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