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Sharon Y. Martin, MPA


As a Senior Contract Officer at UCLA, Sharon is a knowledgeable leader in the field of Research Administration. In her managerial role, she creates an environment of collaboration with excellent mentoring, communication, training and organizational skills.

Sharon has more than 20 years of successful performance in multi-tiered, diverse and complex arenas with extensive research administration, hospital operations, financial management, contract negotiations, supervision, teaching and training experience. She has managed several major hospital Contract & Grant Offices with financial oversight of portfolios up to $140 million. Sharon has extensive federal, state, county, and foundation contract and grant experience. She has the capability and aptitude to read, understand and interpret Grant and Contract proposal guidelines, Requests for Proposals (RFA) and agency compliance initiatives. She is a skillful contract negotiator and an expert multi-tasker.