Meet the team

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Ann Savell

Research Development Officer
& Liaison to the CEHD CPI

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Ann Savell has a background in research administration, proposal coordination, office management, compliance, and submission. She has a BA in English and worked in the private sector for over ten years before joining Texas A&M.
Ann enjoys putting her project management, editing, and accounting skills to use in the proposal development process. She also provides support to the CEHD Council of Principal Investigators.

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Amy Jurica received her Master’s from the University of St. Thomas in Houston and her Bachelor’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M. Amy grew up in Caldwell, Texas, and has worked in education for 31 years. She taught in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD for nine years and then in various private schools in the Houston area, followed by working in school administration for nine years. She is a certified Texas classroom teacher and principal, and a licensed early childhood center director. Amy enjoys facilitating the recruitment of study participants and supporting CEHD researchers in the development and maintenance of their relationships with research stakeholder groups including schools, agencies, and others in the community. Read more here.

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Dr. Kesha henry

Dr. Kesha Henry has a Ph.D. from Purdue University in Curriculum and Instruction/Agricultural & Extension Education. She has had over $7.5 million in funding as a PI or Co-PI, primarily from USDA. She specialized in writing the outreach and education components in USDA proposals.
She joins us having been an adjunct professor at PVAMU, teaching graduate level courses in the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and a Program Specialist in PVAMU’s Cooperative Extension Program, Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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Dr. Kory Douglas

Dr. Kory Douglas has a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in Genetics and a background in biomedical research. He joins us from the Research Compliance and Biosafety as a senior member of the Human Research Protection Program where he was very familiar with the research projects going on in our school.
Aside from having read and collaborated on many research proposals and protocols, he is able to consult on proposals to ensure they are written in a way that will avoid issues once awarded.