Christina (Tina) Stanger, MA, CRA, serves as the Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants Management for MedStar Health Research Institute. In this capacity, she is responsible for overseeing the proper administration of the Institute's sponsored programs including—proposal review and submission; awards negotiation; electronic research administration; compliance; cost analysis and amendments; sub awards administration; and external relations. She provide expertise and advice in the development of policies and procedures governing the sponsored research enterprise, and acts as primary contact with the federal government, professional associations and other MedStar entities on issues pertaining to sponsored research agreements, policy and administration. She is also responsible for the management of the OCGM office staff and their development.
Prior to joining MedStar Health Research Institute, Tina served as the Director of Sponsored Programs at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where she was responsible for managing an $80 million dollar portfolio in extramural funding. She also has 14 years in research administration experience from John Hopkins University. Tina received her Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University, her 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. Tina is also a Certified Research Administrator.