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Research Administration supports the administrative functions related to the execution of research projects at Children’s Mercy, including the items below. 

  • Contract and budget negotiation and execution

  • Grant application support and submission

  • The submission of progressive reports to funding agencies, research education, research project financial management

  • The facilitation of efforts/communication with internal and external customers and ancillary departments

Please find institutional information often required during proposal or contract development below.

To be used on all proposals and contracts

The Children's Mercy Hospital

The Children's Mercy Hospital

2401 Gillham Road

Kansas City, MO 64108-4619

County: Jackson

Mary Tomlinson, Vice President, Research Administration

(816) 302-0331

Fax: (816) 701-5246

Note: Mary Tomlinson (Vice President) and Tony Jenkins (Senior Director) from Research Administration are authorized to sign contracts or agreements on behalf of the hospital.

Organized research: 54%
- Effective dates July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021

Organized research: 56%
- Effective dates July 1, 2021 - until further notice

Other sponsored projects: 33%
- Effective dates July 1, 2019 - until further notice

Type: Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

- Effective dates: July 20, 2014 - July 31, 2020

Animal Welfare Assurance - D16-00251 (A3397-01)
Expiration date: November 30, 2020

NOTE: Children's Mercy currently uses the IACUC and animal facilities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. UMKC is AAALAC accredited since January 17, 1978 and is also a USDA registered facility (43-R-0047).

Children's Mercy is a not-for-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status. Date of our original 501(c)(3) determination: February 1956