Christina (Tina) Stanger, MA, CRA, the assistant vice president of research administration, leads and manages research administration at MedStar Health Research Institute. She provides leadership, direction, and operational oversight to the division director of the office of contracts and grants management and oversight of facilities administration. Tina serves as the liaison to external public and private sponsored program funding agencies and serves as an officer of MHRI with delegated authority to execute agreements on behalf of MHRI. She represents MHRI at both state and national level by serving as a spokesperson and advocate for the research mission.
Prior to joining MedStar Health Research Institute, Tina served as the director of sponsored programs at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where she was responsible for managing an $80 million dollar portfolio in extramural funding. She has over ten years’ experience working in research administration at John Hopkins University.
Tina received her Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science in applied sociology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a master’s certificate in government contracting from George Washington University. She is a certified research administrator.