Administrative Services

The VVRC Administration Module provides financial and administrative support for all Cores as well as individual research projects. Particular services include:

  • Disseminating information about Core services and personnel.
  • Maintaining up-to-date module usage records and budgets including VUMC Scholarship allocations.
  • Maintaining calendar of seminar series and communicating seminars of interest to VVRC community.
  • Planning travel arrangements for visiting scientists and prospective trainees.
  • Maintaining IRB and IACUC records.
  • Organizing VVRC Module Directors meetings.
  • Maintaining up-to-date mail lists of administrators, faculty, staff and trainees.
  • Serving as liaison to other units within Vanderbilt, to vision research centers at other institutions and to the National Eye Institute.


Dr. David J. Calkins, Director, VVRC
Office: 1161 21st Ave S.
           AA7100 MCN/Imaging Bldg

Administrative Assistant: Jill Brott
Office: 1161 21st Ave S.
           AA7100 MCN/Imaging Bldg

Need to fill out a CORE scholarship request?

Go to the official VVRC Core Scholarship RedCap form by clicking the image below.

Core Scholarship Form