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VP of Research Appointed, Starts in June

Nicole Leonard

Nicole Leonard

Nicole Leonard has been appointed vice president of Research. She assumes her post June 6.

At Cedars-Sinai, Leonard will oversee a host of teams that will include Sponsored Research and Funds Administration, Comparative Medicine, Research Facilities, Research Compliance and Quality Improvement.

Leonard brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in research administration to Cedars-Sinai. Most recently, she served as director of Research Administration at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where the research portfolio exceeds $700 million. At Johns Hopkins, she also directed the Medical Devices Portfolio for the Office of Technology Transfer.

Leonard earned her law degree at the University of North Carolina School of Law and her master's in business administration at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar and the American Bar Association in addition to being an active presenter to the Society of Research Administrators.