RIM: Research and Research Education

Research Cabinet Members

The Research Cabinet is an advisory group of faculty and administrators who meet with the Executive Dean for Research and Research Education (RIM) twice a month. Agenda items include presentations of new initiatives, discussions of research issues, and review of proposed changes in the research arena.

Research Cabinet Membership

Eduardo Alfonso, M.D.
Professor, Miami Clinic – Ophthalmology

Daniel Armstrong
Professor, Mailman Center for Child Development

Michael Benatar
Associate Professor, Neuromuscular

Ernesto Bernal

John L. Bixby
Vice Provost Research

Richard Bookman, PhD
Associate Professor, Governmental Relations

Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D.
Professor, Medicine

Barbara A. Cole
Associate Vice President, Office of Research Administration (ORA)

Sylvia Daunert, M.D.
Professor, Biochemistry

Dalton Dietrich, PhD
Professor, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Alessia Fornoni, M.D.
Professor, Katz Center

Joshua Hare, M.D.
Professor, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI)

Dushyantha Jayaweera, M.D.
Professor, Infectious Diseases
Executive Dean for Research and Research Education

Norma Kenyon, PhD
Chief Innovation Officer Vice Provost for Innovation

Erin Kobetz, M.D.
Associate Professor, Population Health and Computational Medicine

Xue Zhong Liu, M.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology

Charles Nemeroff, M.D.
Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Jean-Maria Parel, M.D.
Research, Ophthalmology

Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D.
Director, John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG)

Camillo Ricordi, M.D.
Professor and Center Director of the Diabetes Research Institute

Ralph L. Sacco, M.D.
Chair, Department of Neurology

Matthias Salathe, M.D.
Professor, Pulmonary Medicine

Pedro Salas, M.D.
Professor, Cell Biology

Ashok Saluja, M.D.
Professor, Oncology Research/Surgery

Karin Scarpinato, PhD
Assistant Provost, Research

Carl Schulman, PhD
Professor, Surgery – Trauma and Burn

José Szapocznik, PhD
Professor, Health Services Research & Policy

Elaine Van der Put, PhD
Chief Strategy Officer Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Omaida Velazquez, M.D.
Chair, Department of Surgery

Claes Wahlestedt
Professor, Center for Therapeutic Innovation

Roy Weiss, M.D.
Chair, Medicine

Jonelle Wright, PhD
Research Associate Professor CTSI

Stephan Zuchner
Chair, Department of Human Genetics

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