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Vanderbilt has worked to redesign administrative support structures in the research enterprise by consolidating departmental support into administrative pods*.  While Departments and their academic missions remain intact, their administrative needs are now met by the teams in their corresponding pod.

Pod 3 proudly provides support for the following Departments, Centers and Institutes

  • Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
  • Pharmacology, Cancer Pharm, Clinical Pharm and Neuroscience
  • Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research
  • Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery

The Leadership Council members for Pod 3 are Roger Colbran, Ph.D., David Sweatt, Ph.D.,  P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D., Ph.D., and Danny Winder, Ph.D.

Led by Assistant Dean of Administrative Operations and Chief Business Officer Connie Huebschmann and a team of experienced staff, Pod 3 is strives to provide the best quality support to its faculty, staff and students.

For more information on who to see for administrative needs, from keys to travel, purchasing, common equipment, and pre- and post-award needs, please feel free to explore our site.