Kerry Drapala
Kerry Drapala
Post-Award Research Administrator

Kerry Drapala is a Post Award Research Administrator on the ORA Research Administration Support Services team. She rotates among HMS departments to provide post award management assistance, including monitoring award expenses, re-budgeting, effort reporting, among other duties. She assists assigned faculty, researchers, and staff in the financial and general administration of sponsored awards, with a focus on customer service and adherence to University and School policies and procedures. Kerry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, along with over ten years of financial and administrative banking experience and five years in research administration. Prior to joining HMS, Kerry worked as a Research Administrator in the Epidemiology and Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.