Research Council (RC)

The Research Council advises the dean on matters of research in the Medical School including, but not limited to, decisions regarding the creation, renewal, or elimination of research units.

Council Chair: Brian Fife, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine

Council Co-Chair: Sara Zimmer, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Administrative Contact: Steph Hulting,

Council Members

Faculty Administrative Liaisons:

  • Peter Crawford, MD, PhD, Vice Dean for Research and Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
  • Elizabeth Seaquist, MD, Associate Dean for Medical Specialties and Primary Care and Department Head, Department of Medicine

Committee Meeting Frequency and Details

The Research Council meets quarterly. 

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)