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Fiscal Operations Manager
Ms. Smit is CCGHE's Fiscal Operations Manager. She is an experienced financial analyst with more than 2 decades of experience in finance and accounting and more than a decade of experience at Johns Hopkins University, where she has developed and managed federal and non-federal grants and contracts.
While at the CCGHE, she has assembled and managed several international teams of investigators from a number of institutions, including JHU, BJGMC (Lakshya, India), UVRI (Rakai, Uganda), and the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Chennai, India). Ms. Smit provided strategic financial and administrative input to support the new JHU entities in India (JHIPL and JHIF). She manages all financial activities within the US, India and is the key contact for JHU-India collaborations with the NIH Grant Office, the JHU Central Administration, and the JHU SOM Office of Research Administration and Business Office. In October 2016, she received the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine Staff Recognition Award for outstanding service. Ms. Smit received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania