Ellen McLaughlin Named Acting Deputy Associate Director for Administration and Planning

March 8, 2010

Ellen McLaughlin, RN, MSN
Ellen McLaughlin, RN, MSN

Ellen McLaughlin, RN, MSN, was named Acting Deputy Associate Director for Administration and Planning (Deputy AD) by Lombardi Director Louis M. Weiner, MD on Monday, March 8th. In this position, McLaughlin will oversee research operations and planning activities, working closely with Lombardi’s Associate Director for Administration and Planning, Michael Vander Hoek.

“I am pleased to welcome Ellen to our senior management team,” says Weiner. “We have a very strong team to oversee administration as we continue to advance our mission of defeating cancer.”

McLaughlin has served as the Research Planning Manager for Lombardi since 2006 and coordinated the activities around Lombardi’s Cancer Center Support Grant renewal in 2009. With a BS in Nursing and MS in Health Care Administration from Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and Health Studies, McLaughlin has over 25 years experience managing healthcare and research operations. Early in her career, she established the gynecologic oncology outpatient facilities at the Lombardi Cancer Center and later directed the research, teaching and academic programs for the OB/GYN Department as associate administrator. McLaughlin also served as administrator for the $58 million Institute for Reproductive Health program at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) for eight years. She has significant experience in grant development and program management both here at Georgetown and as President and CEO of McLaughlin Associates providing consulting services to clients such as the American College of Radiology, Elsevier and Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

As Deputy AD, McLaughlin will oversee Lombardi’s Grant Services, Research Facilities, Information Services and Research Planning functions. Within the Research Planning function, McLaughlin will work closely with the Shared Resources, the Clinical Research Management Office, the Education Office and she will continue to lead our CCSG-related activities.

Author: Allison T. Whitney