Approaching research through collaboration and innovation from bench to bedside.

Research Areas

Research By The Numbers

181 Active External Research Awards

$168.68M Total Research Funding Since College Establishment

84 Faculty Publications

Research Project Lifecycle

The COM Research Office supports faculty, staff and students through the Research Project Lifecycle. The lifecycle includes Pre-Award, Post-Award, and Project closeout. Throughout each of these phases, research integrity and compliance are integral components. 


  • Funding Opportunity searches
  • Proposal budget development
  • Review of sponsor guidelines
  • Completing non-technical sponsor proposal application forms
  • Creating internal routing record and facilitating internal routing and approval process
  • Facilitating the Just-in-Time process


  • Award budget adjustments
  • Completing department edits for project account establishment and incremental funding
  • Monthly project account reporting
  • Facilitating budget adjustments
  • Deliverable monitoring
  • Project end date monitoring
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Research Contact Information

Elise Dantuma, MBA, CRA Manager, Contracts & Grants
Melissa Crawford Contracts and Grants Specialist IV
Janice McFarlane Contracts and Grants Specialist I

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