LaTasha Stevenson is a Research Services Administrator III in the Sponsored Programs Administration Office (SPA) at UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). She began her career as an Administrator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, later transitioning to UT Southwestern in 2011. Further developing a career centered in the academic medical sector, her tenure has produced vast knowledge in clinical research management. In 2014, LaTasha joined Sponsored Programs. During her time in the department, she has acted as a subject matter expert, implementing and leading the team responsible for solving technical system issues for the department. Additionally, her expertise spans the research lifecycle and she has played a leadership role in managing deadlines, improving multiple processes, and educating staff with her veteran onboarding and staff cross training initiative. LaTasha earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with a minor in Chemistry and Biology, from the University of North Texas.