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Andrew C. West, MBA, MHA

Center Administrator, Sr.

Emory University


Andrew West graduated from Emory University in 1993 with a History major and English minor. After graduation, he began working full-time for Wesley Woods, the geriatric and chronic care wing of Emory Healthcare. During his time with Wesley Woods, Andrew obtained an MBA and MHA from Georgia State University. He then left Wesley Woods to work as a consultant for BDO Seidman, LLP. After two years of consulting, he returned to Emory University to manage finances and research administration for the Department of Pathology. In March 2008, West assumed the Center Administrator, Sr. role of the Georgia CTSA.

Amy Hurst

Associate Director of Finance

Emory University


Amy Hurst earned a degree in consumer economics from the University of Georgia. Amy previously worked as a senior financial analyst in the Department of Pediatrics where she was responsible for all department related reporting needs and provided monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on a variety of topics such as faculty retention, extramurally funded research, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta grant agreement data management. Before joining Pediatrics, Amy worked for the Department of Medicine RAS (Research Administration Services) first on the post-award team providing support for three research-intensive divisions then moving to the pre-award team assisting the faculty with all facets of the proposal development process. In 2020, Amy joined the Georgia CTSA as the Associate Director of Finance.

Amy Stehlik

Communications Manager

Emory University


Amy Stehlik earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Ball State University. While continuing her education in the Master of Business Administration program at Georgia State University, she began her career in marketing at S&P Global. She spent the next decade at Thomson Reuters, progressing to a VP of Marketing. During the next 10 years, she worked as the VP of Marketing and Communications for a communications firm with Rollins School of Public Health as a client. Prior to joining the Georgia CTSA as the Communications Manager in February 2019, she served as a strategic marketing consultant to Emory University.

Cathy Ho

Program Coordinator

Organization, Governance, Collaboration & Communication and Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design / Emory University


Cathy Ho graduated from Georgia State University in 2018 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health. After graduation, she worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at Winship Cancer Institute in a large non- therapeutic epidemiology cohort study recruiting lymphoma patients. During her time at Winship, she conducted qualitative and quantitative research to determine the unmet needs of cancer patients in order to improve patient survival and their quality of life. In November 2019, Cathy joined the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance as a Program Coordinator.

Roseni Brito

Administrative Lead

Georgia Institute of Technology


Rose received her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and is currently enrolled in a Master’s of Public Administration at Kennesaw State University. She joined Georgia Tech in 2014 as the Administrator for GTNeuro, a center that catalyzes new collaborative directions within Georgia Tech and with the broader neuroscience and neuroengineering communities. She is currently the Executive Assistant for the Executive Director of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences at Georgia Tech since 2017. In this role, she supports the Institute’s education and research initiatives.  

Kimberly Lawson, BS, MPH

Associate Project Director

Morehouse School of Medicine


Kimberly received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Morgan State University and a Master of Public Health degree from Walden University. She has held various positions as Account Manager and Program Manager in the telecommunication and biotechnology pharmaceutical industries. In 2017, Kimberly joined Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) as a Program Manager for the National Research Mentoring Network. Kimberly currently is an Associate Project Director at MSM overseeing biomedical research projects, controlled studies, implementation, and programming of NIH awarded grant programs.