Gillian Snyder Photo
Assistant Director for Research
(217) 300-6709
901 W University Avenue, Suite 101, Urbana, IL

As a member of the IHSI leadership team, Gillian’s primary role is to apply her research expertise to implement the vision and strategic direction of IHSI. Gillian develops and directs the IHSI research programs, cores, and selected special projects, including REDCap, a campus-wide research data software solution, and the Health Sciences Data Analytics Core. She also engages with various research groups across campus to provide programming to educate researchers about best practices (including storage of HIPAA and sensitive health research data); offer consultative support in using resources, services, and applications germane to research; and address challenges in conducting research.


  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin 2009
  • MSc., Neuroscience, King's College London, 2003
  • B.A., Psychology, University College Dublin, 2001

Professional Affiliations

  • National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)