Office of the Vice President for Research
The vision of the Office of the Vice President for Research is that our institution be a well-respected, internationally recognized biomedical research university that will serve as a driving force for accelerating, facilitating, and increasing the discovery, development, and dissemination of biomedical solutions that improve the quality of life.
Mission The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is to enhance the University’s contribution to the health of our society by moving scientific knowledge obtained by our research teams in collaboration with other institutions into clinical practice. The office will accomplish this mission by assisting individual faculty members in their research endeavors, promoting interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research, providing administrative support to the institution’s research activities, and promoting the commercialization of our research teams’ discoveries.
The focus of the Office of the VPR includes
Advocating for science and research at the Health Science Center and beyond
Promoting interdisciplinary research across the Health Science Center
Leveraging federal, state, industrial, and philanthropic funds for the institutions overall research activities
Providing academic and administrative leadership in the conduct of research at the Health Science Center
Fostering, supporting, and sustaining a collaborative environment amongst our stakeholders that facilitates the highest quality scholarship and research
Monitoring ethical and regulatory compliance of Health Science Center research