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Brent Bell, MRA, CRA
Brent A. Bell
Senior Director, Pre-Award Research Administration; Interim Director, Research Business Operations

Provides leadership in compliance and customer service for pre-award and non-financial post-award administration by assisting in developing and submitting proposals, serving as a resource for sponsor policies and regulations, and issuing and negotiating incoming and outgoing subawards and outgoing consulting agreements.



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Brent Bell has served as a research administrator since the early 2000’s and brings close to 20 years of experience to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Bell is not only a seasoned pre-award professional, but he also has direct experience in post-award grants management. He ensures financial and administrative compliance from proposal creation to account close-out. Bell is an active member of the Society of Research Administrators and the National Council of University Research Administrators.

Education and Training

BA, Millersville University (International Studies), 1996

Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management – Certificate in Change Leadership

Certified Research Administrator – Research Administrators Certification Council, 2015-

MRA, University of Central Florida – expected 2021

Professional Memberships

Northwestern University Research Administration Professionals, 2015-

Member of Society of Research Administrators

Member of the National Council of University Research Administrators