Simone Lynette Whitehead

Sr. Manager, Sponsored Programs

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Simone Whitehead is Senior Manager of Research Support at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS). Ms. Whitehead is responsible for providing pre-award support for an assigned portion of DPHS’s portfolio of grants and contracts using knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, technical expertise, and analytical skills. She handles the day-to-day operations and objectives in support of the assigned portfolio.

Ms. Whitehead joined the Department of Public Health Sciences in April 2021. She began her career at the University of Miami in May of 2009 with the Department of Neurology. She has also worked with MEDREPS, the Hussman Institute of Human Genomics, and the Department of Surgery in a variety of roles on pre- and post-grants management.

Ms. Whitehead earned a Bachelors in Business Administration with a specialty in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University. She is originally from Nassau, Bahamas.