Jefferson Clinical Research Institute (JCRI)

JCRI Business Operations


JCRI Business Operations oversees and manages all pre-award and post-award services for clinical research. All Jefferson faculty seeking funding for clinical research are required work through the office of Business Operations to manage grant applications, contracts, budgets, and Medicare coverage analyses.

For questions and inquiries, contact
Ron Polizzi, MBA CRA, Director of Business Operations


  • Federal grant and Industry contract proposal submission
  • Grant administration
  • Budget development
  • Medicare Coverage Analysis
  • Contract Management and invoicing
  • Contract and Grant close-out

Contact Us

Ron Polizzi, MBA CRA
Director, Business Operations
833 Chesnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-503-2127  |  215-503-2365 fax
Contact Mr. Polizzi

Michael Caggiano
Associate Director, Business Operations
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-503-4746  |  215-503-2365 fax
Contact Mr. Caggiano

Jenny Campbell, MS MBA
Assistant Director, Research Billing Compliance
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact Ms. Campbell