The UFCD Office of Research is committed to providing assistance to faculty, staff and students in the College of Dentistry. The office staff works in conjunction with UF’s Health Science Center and UF’s community to facilitate research opportunities and sponsored funding. The office is a resource for:
As the Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Burne facilitates research endeavors which benefit faculty and students. Dr. Burne also provides leadership in both the scientific and administrative communities.
Associate Director of Research Programs & Services
The Assistant Director for Research Administration has oversight of the day to day operations of the Office of Research. Kathy’s expertise is award administration, and contract and grant management.
Ronda focuses on accounting, including payroll distributions for all grant personnel, budget transfer requests, assists with audits of sponsored research accounts, and oversight of reporting and closing of all grant projects; and also ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines.
Christi provides project summary reports to principle investigators and departmental administrators, and meets to financially plan and review expenditures on all grant accounts including the overhead account. She is a liaison between PIs and sub-awards to ensure consortium agreements are established, assists with audits of sponsored research accounts, and ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines.
Lori reconciles all grant accounts on a monthly basis including IDC accounts, enters new and revised IDC distributions into F&A manager, assists with audits of sponsored research accounts, assists with closing of projects, and ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines.
Research Administration Assistant
Zina supports investigators by offering assistance with proposal preparation, award administration and account reconciliation. She also assists the College with collection of data by developing queries and designing reports for sponsored funding. She is a liaison between PIs and sub-awards to ensure consortium agreements are established and ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines.
Administrative Assistant II & Student Programs
As the administrative assistant for the Office of Research, Denise manages the student research programs. She provides administrative assistance to the Associate Dean of Research and coordinates college-wide events such as Spring Synergy.
|Oral Biology||Denise Dorman||352-273-8828|
|Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science||Maria Aguirre||352-273-5979|
|Restorative Dental Sciences||Linda Tanner||352-273-5831|
|All other departments||Christina Mason||352-294-8118|