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
Professor, Mailman Center for Child Development
Associate Professor, Neuromuscular
John L. Bixby
Vice Provost Research
Richard Bookman, PhD
Associate Professor, Governmental Relations
Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D.
Barbara A. Cole
Associate Vice President, Office of Research Administration (ORA)
Sylvia Daunert, M.D.
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.
Charles Nemeroff, M.D.
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Jean-Maria Parel, M.D.
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
Professor, Center for Therapeutic Innovation
Roy Weiss, M.D.
Jonelle Wright, PhD
Research Associate Professor CTSI
Chair, Department of Human Genetics