Julie P. James, BA

Director of Research Administration

Julie P. James, BA, is the Director of Research Administration. Ms. James joined the IHR in 2012. She provides strategic leadership to the IHR in regards to administrative functions, oversees the management of IHR finances, provides oversight of IHR research administration activities including pre- and post-award management of grants and contracts, administrative support, automated communication technology, tumor registry, and facility operations. She works closely in partnership with Ella Lyons, the Director of Research Operations, and Dr. Rebecca Boxer, the Medical Director of Clinical Trials.

Ms. James received her Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics from the Colorado College. She has trained in Toyota Lean methodology (2006), completed the Society for Research Administrators (SRA) Senior Executive Institute (2008), the University of Denver Executive Leadership Program (2010), the Kaiser Permanente Leadership Explore (2013), and attended numerous National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and SRA conferences and trainings.

Julie, on being a leader in the IHR:
“The passion and dedication that the people of the IHR have to their jobs, their co-workers, and the mission and vision of the IHR make being a leader here very special.”