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The Office of Research Affairs in the College of Medicine proudly supports an internationally recognized research enterprise, where our shared goal is pursuing innovative science and improving the lives of patients and their families. We work diligently to foster a vibrant research environment, with units including:

As these units work to facilitate and impact key research functions and processes at the UF College of Medicine, our team members strive to:

  • Create and maintain strategic resources to enhance investigators’ competitiveness
  • Streamline research processes to increase research team satisfaction
  • Build and refine coordinated infrastructure to support high-quality research
  • Accelerate and enhance research through external partnerships to impact health
  • Engage the research community by improving cross-communication
  • The UF College of Medicine Office of Research Affairs is also leading the implementation of the multi-million dollar Strategic Research Initiative, where our entire research enterprise is working to “fast forward” to tomorrow’s cures

Across the spectrum, our team’s primary mission is to support a culture of innovation and efficiency that serves the College of Medicine research community and, ultimately, contributes to positive patient impact.

At the University of Florida College of Medicine Office of Research Affairs, we focus on researchers, so they can focus on great science.

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Azra Bihorac, MD, MS, FCCM, FASN
Senior Associate Dean for Research Affairs
University of Florida College of Medicine
R. Glenn Davis Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology
Director, Intelligent Critical Care Center