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Research Administrative Offices

Cancer center administration center.

The University of Kansas Cancer Center administration provides critical support to cancer center members in order to facilitate and enhance scientific collaboration and productivity. The cancer center is a matrix organization with its members located at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), the University of Kansas, Lawrence (KU), Children's Mercy and the Stowers Institute for Medical Research (Stowers).

The overall objective of the cancer center administrative office is to provide a functional unit that coordinates the entire operation of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, including its shared resources and research programs. This is accomplished by:

  • Providing support for faculty research interactions, including intra- and inter-programmatic and inter-institutional activities.
  • Enhancing faculty scientific progress through coordination of cancer center shared resources and grant development and submission support.
  • Communicating effectively with members about cancer center events and opportunities.

Administrative offices important information

Telephone number



The University of Kansas Cancer Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd., Mail Stop 1027
Kansas City, KS 66160

Associate Director of Administration

Teresa Christensen
Phone: 913-588-2577


Theresa Leinwetter, Director of Human Resources
Phone: 913-945-6765
Fax: 913-588-4701


Christine Thomas, JD, Senior Director of Public Relations, Communications and Strategic Partnerships
Phone: 913-945-6017

Marketing communications/website feedback

Media inquiries

Research | Clinical trials | Education
Phone: 913-588-2598

Patient care
Phone: 913-588-5246

Grants Development Office

Susan Harp, Assistant Director of Education and Research Resources
Phone: 913-588-4786

Clinical Trials Office

Office location
4350 Shawnee Mission Pkwy.
Fairway, KS 66205
Phone: 913-945-7552

Mail to
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd., Mail Stop 1027
Kansas City, KS 66160

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