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Denise Clark is the Associate Vice President for Administration in the Division of Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is responsible for providing support to the campus community's research, creative activities, and outreach initiatives, a vibrant enterprise that brought in $560 million in external research awards last year. Her responsibilities include oversight of pre-award activities, such as proposal preparation and submission, award negotiation and management, sub-award issuance and monitoring; post-award activities, including financial reporting, costing, data analytics, and financial compliance; electronic research administration; administrative oversight of regulatory compliance committees (including the use of human subjects, animal welfare, export controls, and conflicts of interest); and Strategic Research Administrative processes, including but not limited to International Strategic Research Partnerships, collaborations with our University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, and complex interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes. In addition, on behalf of the Vice President for Research, Denise is responsible for all budgetary and human resource actions within the Division. She also launched UMD's Borderless Research Administration Knowledge Exchange (BRAKE) initiative to facilitate international research collaborations by reducing administrative obstacles for researchers and encouraging joint proposal endeavors, research administration, and research exchange programs.