Research Council

Council on Research

A Joint Standing Council of the School of Dental Medicine Senate and Administration

This Council consists of one member from each of the three departments of the School of Dental Medicine (SDM), one member from each of the type 2 centers of the SDM, one SDM department head, two members representing the basic science departments, the Associate Dean for Research of the SDM and the Associate Dean for Research and Planning of the School of Medicine. All Council members have voting privileges. The Council elects a chairperson from among its SDM faculty members.

This Council meets to initiate, develop, recommend and evaluate policies concerning all aspects of research. Additionally, the Council will promote SDM research initiatives, SDM interests in strategic and signature program initiatives, technology transfer, and faculty mentoring and collaborative relationships. To aid in its charge, the Council may appoint subcommittees composed of faculty members and administrators with appropriate expertise and students from appropriate constituencies.