Financial Team

  • Katherine Vitug

    Assistant Director, Finance and Administration

    Katherine has been working at Brown School of Public Health for 5 years. She is responsible for overseeing the Financial and Administrative functions for the Institute.  

  • Currie Touloumtzis

    Grants and Financial Specialist, Research Assistant

    Currie is a research assistant for the postpartum cohort. She also provides high-level pre-award grants management and research administration services for the Institute. She has an MPH from Boston University. Her interests are in public health and environmental issues. Currie also enjoys gardening and spending time with friends and family.

  • Christie Brown

    Christie Brown

    Grants and Financial Specialist

    Christie has been working at Brown School of Public Health for 2 years. She supports the administrative and budgetary post award services for the Institute.  

  • Mandy Welsch

    Grants Coordinator

    Mandy joined Brown School of Public Health in January of 2019. She supports the pre-award grants administrative functions for the Institute.  

  • Esther Manu

    Administrative Coordinator

    Esther has been working at Brown School of Public Health for 2 years. She provides administrative and financial support for the Institute, such as office ordering, processing purchase orders, scheduling conference rooms, submitting expense reimbursements, and processing travel reimbursements.

  • Justin Hoyte

    Financial Coordinator

    Justin earned his master’s degree in management with a concentration in finance from Harvard Extension School and his bachelor’s in business administration from Bethune-Cookman University. He is responsible for budgeting, projecting, and reporting on the Division’s endowment, gift, and agency accounts.

  • John Umbel

    Senior Financial Analyst

    John earned a master's of public administration from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He is responsible for evaluating key faculty metrics, enhancing the department’s use of technology, as well as, budgeting, projecting, and reporting on the departmental budgets for the Division’s five biology departments, Pathology, the Carney Institute, and Biomedical Informatics.