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John Gricoski


VP, Research Administration


As the Associate Director for Administration and Vice President for Research Administration, John Gricoski is responsible for the pre-award and post-award offices of Fox Chase Cancer Center. His role also includes managing research space and the budget of the research enterprise for the cancer center. 

Gricoski has been a valued member of Fox Chase staff since joining the center in 1990. He is a certified public accountant in the state of Pennsylvania, with experience in managerial finance, accounting, and healthcare. In addition to his role at Fox Chase, he has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Peirce College in Philadelphia, where he taught classes in accounting, finance, management, and federal taxation. He has served for the National Institutes of Health as an administrative reviewer for 13 research program project grant applications and as an ad hoc reviewer of major instrumentation grants for the New Jersey Cancer Commission.   

Gricoski is a member of several key institutional committees, including the Executive Committee of Research, Facility Parent Oversight Committee, and the Membership Credentialing Committee. He represents Fox Chase at the Cancer Centers Administrators Forum, a national professional organization consisting of cancer center administrators. He has been an integral part of six Cancer Center Support Grant renewal applications and related site visits. These funds are awarded to certain U.S. institutions by the National Cancer Institute in order for them to become cancer centers in the United States based on scientific merit.

Before joining Fox Chase, Gricoski attended Temple University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1989. He also received a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Temple in 1996.

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