Faculty and Clinical Affairs

Research Committee

Elected term is two years.



Term ends June 30

Paul Hershberger, Ph.D.

Committee Chair, Associate Dean for Research Affairs  
Emily Dudley, D.V.M. Director, Laboratory Animal Resources  

Timothy Crawford, Ph.D.

Faculty - Elected


Khalid Elased, Pharm.D, Ph.D.

Faculty - Elected


Michael Leffak, Ph.D. 

Faculty - Elected


Jeannette Manger,  Ph.D. Faculty - Elected 2024
Gogi Kumar, MBBS Faculty - Elected 2025
Jeffery Travers, M.D.

Faculty - Elected

Priya Small, M.P.H. Faculty - Elected 2025
Courtney Sulentic, Ph.D. Faculty - Elected 2025

  1. Committee Purpose

    The Research Committee shall set overall policy, provide guidance, plan development, and encourage excellence of research by the faculty of the School of Medicine. The committee may appoint such subcommittees as are required or deemed appropriate; e.g. subcommittees on human research, on safety, on isotopes, on resource utilization and planning, etc.
  2. Committee Membership

    The committee shall consist of the associate dean for research, the director of the Laboratory Animal Resources, and eight elected representatives of the faculty. The committee shall be chaired by the associate dean for research.

Source: Bylaws of the Faculty of Medicine, Article V, Section 8.

Reports to faculty

Last edited on 01/26/2024.