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Office of Sponsored Research Accounting Reporting

The Office of Sponsored Programs/Research (OSPR) and Financial Reporting - Grants and Research (FRGR) administer programs that are conducted and funded by the following sources:

  • Governmental Agencies, including collaborations with other institutions
  • Associations or Organizations (i.e., American Lung Association, American Cancer Society, etc.)
  • Private Industry (clinical trials, bench research, etc.)

Services provided by OSPR and FRGR include:

  • Assists in identifying potential sponsors
  • Assists with budget development
  • Certifies conflict of interest disclosures
  • Reviews, approves and submits grant proposals
  • Reviews and negotiates agreements/contracts
  • Establishes new project accounts
  • Prepares and issues sub-awards/subcontracts to other entities
  • Serves as liaison with sponsors on behalf of investigators and Rochester Regional Health
  • Prepares financial, effort reporting and budget variance reports
  • Provides an education function to investigators and Rochester Regional team members with respect to sponsored research policy & procedures, opportunities and regulations
  • Recommends, develops, updates and administers policies & procedures with respect to sponsored research
  • Assists with billing management and reporting issues

Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Policy & Procedure for Research Funded by the Public Health Service (PHS)

Any member of the public can contact the Director of the Rochester Regional Health Office of Sponsored Programs/Research for information concerning any Significant Financial Interest (SFI) disclosed to Rochester Regional Health that meets the following three criteria:

  1. The SFI was disclosed and is still held by the senior/key personnel;
  2. Rochester Regional Health determines that the SFI is related to the PHS-funded research and;
  3. Rochester Regional Health determines that the SFI is a FCOI

This information will be made available directly to the requesting individual within five (5) business days of receiving a written request.

view the policy

Contact Information

Gayle Elledge, JD, CRA
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs/Research &
Rochester Regional Health FCOI Designated Official

Rochester Regional Health
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: 585.922.0627
Email: [email protected]

Tammy P. Claflin, CPA
Director, Financial Reporting - Grants and Research
Rochester Regional Health
100 Kings Highway South
Rochester, NY 14617
phone: 585.922.1745
email: [email protected]

OSPR does not administer gifts or other types of unrestricted funds that are under the authority of the Development Office. Please contact the Development Office at 585.922.4800 for additional information or assistance with these types of projects.