Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Research is to promote, foster, and sustain the highest quality research within the Medical Center. To fulfill this purpose, the office supports basic and clinical research endeavors through initiation, coordination and analysis; initiates training and career development of faculty and staff; assists in the transfer of scientific discoveries of the faculty to the commercial sector for public and economic benefit; assures employees, students, patients and visitors of a safe environment through compliance with government regulations and good safety practices; provides a program that assures humane animal care and use that meets or exceeds the highest national standards; educates the public about the value of the research enterprise; and promotes the Medical Center regionally, nationally, and internationally.

In carrying out these responsibilities, the office staff demonstrates a strong commitment to exceptional service and the highest professional and ethical standards to assure the integrity of the research effort. 

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