Research and Development Committee

Research and Development Committee

The Committee’s charge includes:

  1. To monitor the progress of the M.D./Ph.D. Scholars Program.
  2. Recommend policies and procedures for preparation of applications for and receipt of grants by the Faculty of the College of Medicine.
  3. Advise the Dean on the allocation of intramural funds for research.
  4. Administer summer research program(s) for medical students.
  5. Receive and review applications and recommend to the Dean research awards to be funded by the COM.
  6. Receive and review thesis research proposals and advise the Scholastic Evaluation Committee on the acceptability of M.D. thesis for Honors designation.
  7. Advise the Dean on strategies for continuous improvement of the research environment.
 Members                                                                     
Howard S. Fox, M.D., Ph.D., Chair
Michele R. Aizenberg, M.D. 2023*
Ann Anderson Berry, M.D. 2023
Keely L. Buesing, M.D. 2023
Siddappa N. Byrareddy, Ph.D. 2024
Leah M. Cook, Ph.D. 2024
Jesse L. Cox, M.D, Ph.D. 2023
Rebecca E. Deegan, Ph.D. 2025*
John D. Dickinson, M.D., Ph.D. 2025
Brian D. Lowes, M.D. 2024
Roslyn B. Mannon, M.D. 2023
Kaleb D. Michaud, Ph.D. 2023*
Xinglong Wang, Ph.D. 2025
Kenneth W. Bayles, Ph.D. (ex-officio)
Ghittibabu Guda, Ph.D. (ex-officio)
Russell J. McCulloh, M.D. (ex-officio)