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Andrew Barton, MS
Research Proposal Development Officer 
School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Ave., Rm. M004
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 988-5461








Andy Barton is the Research Proposal Development Officer assisting Tulane School of Medicine faculty with proposals for federal funding. Prior to joining ORPD, he served in many pre- and post-award roles in research projects ranging from basic science to clinical trials. At Tulane, he has developed a variety of unique research and development proposals for submission to federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense. Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University, and a Master of Science degree in Research Administration from Johns Hopkins University.









Loula Burton, MA
1440 Canal Street, Suite 939
New Orleans, LA 70112









Ms. Loula Burton serves as Editor for the Office of Research Proposal Development. She assists the Director and Officers with assembling, editing, and proofreading all components of grant proposals. She also manages the annual Health Sciences Research Days and edits manuscripts for Tulane faculty as time allows. Loula has been in the Office of Research since 2010, and previously served as Editorial Assistant for Peptides, an Elsevier journal. She holds an MA in Linguistics from LSU.











Katie Carzoli, PhD
Research Proposal Development Officer
1440 Canal Street, Suite 939
New Orleans, LA 70112





Dr. Katie Carzoli is the Research Proposal Development Officer dedicated to assisting faculty in the preparation and submission of large, multi-investigator grants (e.g., program projects, center proposals, U awards). She holds a PhD in Neuroscience from Florida State University, joining our team after the completion of two postdoctoral positions at LSU Health Sciences Center. Katie’s background in research and time spent as a freelance editor in the life sciences and medicine remains an asset in providing Tulane faculty with comprehensive support for the development of team science grant proposals.








Jen Dubin
Research Proposal Development Officer
Tulane National Primate Research Center










Ms. Jennifer Dubin serves as Research Proposal Development Officer for the Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC). She brings over 15 years of biomedical research support experience to this role to serve TNPRC faculty and affiliates with proposal preparation and submission. Jen provides administrative coordination and editorial support for applications focused in the areas of immunology, bacteriology, molecular biology, neurobiology, pathology, parasitology, and virology. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Drew University and is an MPH candidate at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.







Anne-Marie Jacob Job, PhD

1440 Canal Street, Suite 939
New Orleans, LA 70112







Dr. Anne-Marie Job serves as Director of Research Proposal Development at Tulane University. She draws from her own experience in biomedical research, scientific writing, and proposal development to assist faculty in the preparation and submission of complex federal grant proposals for large, multi-investigator research programs or centers, primarily in the areas of medicine, public health, engineering, and physical, biological, and social sciences. Dr. Job holds BSE, MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University, where she also holds an adjunct faculty position.









Maureen Shuh, Ph.D.
Research Proposal Development Officer
School of Science and Engineering
Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology, Room 536, Uptown 















Dr. Maureen Shuh is the School of Science & Engineering-based Research Proposal Development Officer. Maureen holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology & Immunology from UC Berkeley and PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry from Brown University. She has come to us with an extensive research history, having served as a university professor, both at Loyola University and Xavier University College of Pharmacy. Over the last several years, Maureen developed a prolific career in grant development and has longstanding experience in preparing, writing, submitting, and overseeing private and public grant proposals.