University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 786
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Contact Us:
Phone 414-229-5008
Fax 414-229-2872

CABHR Administrative Staff

Daniel Fuhrmann, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Statistician
(414) 229-5167

Daniel serves as a Statistician in the Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research. As a Statistician he is responsible for assisting with data management, statistical analysis, grant and report writing, and publication and presentation preparation. He also provides consultation to scientists on methodology, statistics, software and technology that pertain to their research activities. Daniel completed his Intermediate Diploma in Business Administration and Economics at the University of Potsdam (Germany) and earned both a master and a doctorate in Economics with a specialization in Health and Applied Microeconomics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Eric Gresnick, M.A.
Manager, Grants Development and Administrative Services
(414) 229-2486

As the Manager for Grants Development and Adminstrative Services for the Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research (CABHR), Eric supervises support staff for CABHR, coordinates all staff recruitments, works with principal investigators (PIs) on contract- and grant-related issues, and provides financial oversight to the center director and PIs.

Eric facilitates the pre- and post-award phases for all grant-funded research within CABHR. This involves providing support to PIs through budget development and grant preparation, as well as guidance on policies, procedures, and timelines. He serves as the primary contact for all CABHR business contract activities and is responsible for negotiating and contracting on behalf of CABHR. He also manages all studies' fiscal activities including purchasing, hiring, re-budgeting, submitting grant renewals, estimating budget carryover, tracking expenditure deadlines, and reconciling accounts.

Mary Heller, B.B.A.
University Services Program Associate
(414) 229-4895

As the lead administrative assistant for CABHR, Mary is responsible for coordinating all research seminars, lectures, and training programs. She also supports PIs in coordinating research protocol submissions to the institutional review board. Mary provides assistance in coordinating site setup for new project staff, oversees the administrative office operations, and manages all office staff. Her other duties include assisting with travel itineraries, reconciling expenditures, overseeing supply orders, and verifying charges related to all projects.

Jade Herrick
Student Assistant
(414) 229-5008
Kate Vigneau
Student Assistant
(414) 229-5008

As administrative asssistants for CABHR, Kate and Jade perform many support duties, such as designing marketing materials, typing documents, duplicating, handling all purchasing, and maintaining inventories. They support PIs and the business manager by obtaining quotes from vendors, placing and following through on orders, creating and revising documents, and compiling and summarizing research-related information. They also works on special projects as needed.