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Administrator's Message

Our team is committed to your continued success. We are happy to work with your area on your specific needs.”

Matt Temkin, MPA
Executive Department Administrator
Basic Science Administration
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Welcome to the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Basic Science Administration (BSA) site. We hope you, as faculty and staff within the Feinberg basic science departments and associated centers, use this site to easily find and obtain administrative services.

Our Approach

BSA is committed to providing the administrative assistance required by our departments and centers in a timely manner. Coordinating resources and communicating frequently with leadership allows us to better plan and respond as needs arise.

Our team is organized into five functional areas with oversight over specific areas of administrative support:

  • Communications and Outreach: basic science websites and listservs, guidance on branding, lab site web development and creative resources, special events promotion and liaison to the Feinberg Office of Communications
  • Facilities: facilities requests, lab and office renovations and relocations, lab services, capital asset and departmental service contract management, space reporting and liaison to Feinberg IT
  • Financial Administration: purchases, payments, expense reports, budget preparation, financial management, financial reporting, forecast, and recharge center finances
  • Professional Affairs: chair administrative support, departmental seminars, employee relations, faculty affairs, graduate student administration, human resources, payroll and visa applications
  • Research Administration: pre- and post-award administration including approvals of procurement and expense reports, proposal development, award setup and management, budget preparation, compliance, effort reporting, financial management, and financial reporting and projections

Our team is committed to your continued success. We are happy to work with your area on your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us to learn more about our team’s goals.

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