Staff Listing, Email Link, 

and Areas of Assistance

Teresa "Angie" Smith, MPH

Executive Director​,

  • Questions about official agreements and consortiums

  • Industry sponsors:  First contact

  • Grant funding

    • Pre-application questions about budgeting and collaborative agreements/consortiums

    • Pre-award budget review 

  • Post-award information/questions

Paige Webb

Operations Manager,

  • Requests for supplies or equipment

  • Requests for reimbursement

Lynn Dirk, MAMC

   Grants Specialist,

Ashley Soon, MS

   Program Coordinator,

  • Pre-award grant assistance including NIH and eBRAP system liaison

  • RFA/FOA guidance

  • Review of grant applications for format and mechanical issues

Ashley Soon, MS

  • ReCurrent Update email

  • Social media posts

Board of Directors

Note:  Non-Board titles in italics.

David Isaacks, FACHE

President and Chair

Director, North Florida/South Georgia

Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS)

Ilona Schmalfuss, MD


Chief of Staff, NF/SGVHS

Joshua Yarrow, PhD


Acting Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS)

for Research, NF/SGVHS

L. Chad Hood, MD


ACOS/Education, NF/SGVHS

John Campen

Director and Community Member


Michael R. Bubb, MD

Member and  Representative for the

VA Office of Research & Development (ORD)

Staff Rheumatologist, NF/SGVHS

Carsten, Schmalfuss, MD

Member and VA ORD Representative

Staff Cardiologist, NF/SGVHS

Peruvemba Sriram, MD

Member and VA ORD Representative

Staff Pulmonologist, NF/SGVHS

Teresa "Angie" Smith, MPH

Ex Officio Member

Executive Director, NFFRE