The primary mission of the office of the AD-RGE is to support and grow the research enterprise and to provide support and oversight for the graduate student program within the College of Pharmacy. This office assists with preparation of grant applications and administration of sponsored projects in the College. This office provides reports of activities in the research and graduate training programs to various College, University, State, professional and national agencies. This office coordinates the College of Pharmacy's equipment maintenance program. This office is responsible for space assignments within space assigned to the College of Pharmacy. The AD-RGE represents the research activities and graduate training program of the College by serving on various committees within the College and the University.


Activities and Services

  • Report grant statistics to the NIH and AACP for national ranking comparisons.
  • Sign-off authority for the Dean on sponsored project applications in relation to commitments to the sponsored project requested of the College, verify equitable
  • distribution of indirect costs for applications from more than one unit and address conflicts of interest.
  • Helps College faculty members prepare conflict of interest management plans and prepares reports of the activities of the conflict of interest management committees.
  • Represents the College on the Research Management Group, which is comprised of University Associate Deans for Research.
  • Oversee the college equipment maintenance program and coordinate payment for contracts and maintenance performed.
  • Maintain the College's chemical inventory database
  • Negotiate start-up packages for new faculty hires and purchase of shared equipment with the Office of the Vice President for Research.
  • Maintain and provide reports of the College's space occupancy and usage.
  • Provide oversight and maintenance of shared research resources such as copiers and poster paper.
  • Maintain the College's Post-Doctoral student database.
  • Providing assistance to college personnel for sponsored project budgets and other issues.
  • Notify college personnel of new/existing sponsored project funding opportunities.
  • Inform college personnel of sponsor and university policy and grant application changes.
  • Oversee and maintain the College's lab/chemical safety and training requirements.
  • Verify that all national/State/University regulations regarding lab/chemical safety are followed and understood. Correct problems when necessary.
  • Provide Material Safety Data Sheets to College personnel.
  • Monitor and supervise College fire drills.
  • Assist College personnel with equipment and hazardous waste disposal.
  • Coordinate the decommissioning of all research laboratories.
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