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The mission of the Pathology Grants and Research Office (PRGO) is to support Pathology Basic Science faculty and their labs with all administrative tasks, including HR, Pre- and Post-Award Grant Assistance, Promotion and Tenure, Seminar Series, Pathology Graduate Program and more.

The PRGO team is based out of 3084 Hemenway, but also works remotely.

See below for the in-office schedule:

Day of the Week In Office
(3084 HLSIC)
PRGO Team Member Name Phone
8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Leslie Tracy 913-945-9743
8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Stacy Oxley 913-588-5774
Monday and Wednesday
11:30 AM–3:30 PM
Lauren Yonkey 913-588-7474
Wednesday and Thursday
8:30 AM–4:30 PM
Brandi Miller 913-588-7490
Services and Lab Assignments

HR/Visas and Salary Funding Changes
Stacy Oxley: Soares, Behbod
Lauren Yonkey: Zheng, P. Fields, T. Fields, Haeri, Rumi, Nicot, Cheng, Paul, Basu, Zhao

Pre-Award Grant Assistance
For assistance with grant applications, please email and one of our pre-award team members (Stacy Oxley and Brandi Miller) will be in touch.  Please alert us as soon as you know you intend to submit, to ensure sufficient time to manage the grant submission workload. 

Grant Reporting (monthly)
Lauren Yonkey: Zheng, Soares, Behbod P. Fields, T. Fields, Haeri, Rumi, Nicot, Cheng, Paul, Basu, Zhao

Leslie Tracy: Soares, Behbod
Lauren Yonkey: Zheng, P. Fields, T. Fields, Haeri, Rumi, Nicot, Cheng, Paul, Basu, Zhao

Effort Certification (ECC)
Stacy Oxley is the Primary ECC Manager, and Lauren Yonkey is the Secondary ECC Manager.  They are responsible for pre-reviewing salary paid from sponsored projects every 6 months, prior to the PI certifying the salary.

Timekeeping/Absence Reporting
Lauren Yonkey will continue to serve as the primary Timekeeper for all Pathology Basic Science Labs, with the exception of the Soares Lab, which will continue to be handled by Stacy Oxley.  As a reminder, the new Pathology Employee Absence Policy requires that all employees upload an email from their supervisor approving their requested absence.  The approval email should be added as an Attachment in Workday as part of the Absence Request prior to submitting.

Seminar Series
Leslie Tracy coordinates the Seminar Series.

Promotion and Tenure
Stacy Oxley will oversee Faculty Promotion and Tenure.

Pathology Graduate Program
Leslie Tracy coordinates the Pathology Graduate Program.

Brandi Miller will be the point person for PRGO communications, sharing and requesting information, maintaining lab rosters, etc.  Please be sure to let Brandi know as members of your lab are added/removed to ensure all parties receive announcements, etc.

Email Stacy Oxley for additional information at

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Mail Stop 3045
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7070
Fax: 913-588-7073