Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Director Office of Sponsored Programs
“I am so excited to be joining the University of Tennessee family and the ORE team,” said Mercer. “I look forward to working in partnership with the faculty to increase external research funding in support of their programs.”
During her nineteen years at IU, Mercer held positions in the Office of Clinical Research at the IU School of Medicine, the Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research, and the IU Department of Medicine in the Division of Biostatistics and Division of Hematology/Oncology.
Mercer earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in international business from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree of research administration from the University of Central Florida.
Mercer is a member of the Society of Research Administrators and presented a roundtable at the SRA annual meeting last month in Las Vegas on increasing collaboration among research administrators in departments and central offices. She is a certified research administrator.