Research Services Staff

Research Services Staff

Vickie TencerVickie Tencer

Research Manager

Contact: (502)852-3660 • vickie.tencer@louisville.edu

Vickie Tencer oversees the operations of the Research Office for the School of Nursing. She assists faculty in all phases of proposal preparation and submission as well as award establishment. She maintains the research office database, reviews the Research Office monthly financials, and provides faculty with monthly reports on their respective financial awards. Ms. Tencer also trains, supervises, directs and evaluates the activities of the Graduate Research Assistants. She oversees the preparation and production of the school’s Research Newsletter.

Jade MontanezJade Montanez

Graduate Research Assistant | Contact:

Jade Montanez Chatman is a PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Louisville School of Nursing, who expects to graduate in May 2020. Her research interests include social determinants of health and nursing education. More specifically, her work examines barriers and facilitators to admission, retention, and graduation from post-secondary schools of nursing for minority nursing students. Jade has experience in assisting with literature review, IRB submission, data collection and entry, and poster design.

Melissa Amraotkar

Graduate Research Assistant | Contact: mfgorh01@louisville.edu

My expected graduation date is Spring 2019. Areas of interest are: cardiac rehabilitation, self-efficacy, secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and affordable healthcare. GRA experience is: data entry and poster design.