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Foundation Relations

The Foundation Relations team looks forward to assisting members of the Vanderbilt community and representatives from foundations in the pursuit of meaningful, strategic partnerships. Please contact us to discuss how we can help.

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Contact us at

Name Phone
Vivian Carmichael  Executive Director (615) 875-4915
Julie Koh  Director (615) 343-6469
Adele White  Director (615) 936-1599
Ashley Brady  Associate Director (615) 343-4217
John BuAbbud  Program Coordinator (615) 343-4574
Melissa Vander Wyden  Administrative Assistant (615) 322-8856


2525 West End Avenue, Suite 450
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 322-8856

Other Vanderbilt Contacts (in alphabetical order)

Name Phone
Alan Bentley  Director, Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (615) 343-2430
John Childress   Director, Office of Contract & Research Administration (615) 322-3977
Cindy Funk   Director, Career Center (615) 322-3969
Susan Meyn   Director, Research Resources and Planning, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (615) 322-0470
Libby Salberg   Director, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office of Grants and Contracts Management (615) 322-7400
Jaquita Taylor   Director, Corporate Relations, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (615) 343-9520
Peter E. Veruki   Director, Corporate Relations, Owen Graduate School of Management (615) 343-0496