Prostate Cancer SPORE Administrative Core


David F. Jarrard, MD

Vice Chair in Urology
John P. Livesey Chair in Urologic Oncology
Deputy Director, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Douglas McNeel, MD, PhD

Professor, Hematology/Oncology
Director of Solid Tumor Immunology Research, UW Carbone Cancer Center


The Admin Core provides the scientific leadership and operational structure for the planning, implementation, management, and supervision of all activities of the University of Wisconsin Prostate Cancer SPORE. Embedded within the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) Office for Translational Research Services (OTRS), the Administrative Core centrally provides a wide variety of administrative coordination, oversight, and research support services to all leaders, co-leaders, investigators, and core directors.

Specific Aims:

1) Leadership
2) Administrative management
3) Planning and evaluation activities
4) Institutional support (management of unencumbered institutional resources provided)
5) Integration of SPORE within UWCCC, UW-Madison, and regional partnership alliances
6) Prostate cancer patient population (efforts to increase diversity in clinical and translational research populations)
7) Data management
8) Communications

Admin Team:

Mary Nutt, CRA
Assistant Director, Education, and Translational Research