New RDT Staff Member Named
Carrie Romo, J.D., has been named Senior Proposal Development Administrator with the Research Development Team (RDT) in the Office of the Vice President for Research.
RDT works to advance the university’s strategic research priorities by facilitating and supporting multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary research proposals valued at $1 million or more.
“Looking towards the future, it is my goal for the university to average at least two proposal submissions per faculty member per year until each has received extensive extramural funding as the principal investigator,” said Robert Duncan, vice president for research. “With this in mind, it is important for faculty to engage the Research Development Team early on in the proposal development process and to use their assistance to strengthen declined proposals for future submissions.”
Romo received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in clinical laboratory science, in 1998 from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She worked in independent and hospital laboratories in Austin and Lubbock as a medical technologist until starting law school in 2002. Romo graduated from the Texas Tech University School of Law in May 2005 and began working at Timberlake, Weaver and Sharp, P.C. as an associate attorney. Her law practice primarily included real property title exams, estate and probate administration and transactional document preparation.